Virtual Patient Encounters for Emergency Medical Technician

1st Edition

Making the Difference

Editors:

  • Will Chapleau
  • Peter Pons
    • Print ISBN 9780323049238

    Key Features

    • An extraordinary study guide that helps students take the knowledge they learn in Emergency Medical Technician: Making the Difference, and apply it to 15 complex patient care scenarios in a virtual prehospital setting - promoting mastery of NSC competencies
    • Utilizes interactive patient care simulation software, featuring scenario-setting videos, virtual assessment tools, treatment protocols, emergency drug information, intervention wizards, and more
    • Serves as a bridge between the classroom and clinicals - so students truly understand how theory applies to situations they'll face in the real world
    • Presents realistic emerging conditions that are a direct result of students' interventions
    • Provides hands-on learning - making it easy for audio, visual and kinesthetic learners
    • Offers students peace of mind - preparing them for clinicals by removing the risk of harming real patients and building their confidence throughout the course
    • Makes assessment of students easy - instructors can gauge student comprehension and ability to think critically through study guide exercises and logs from the software.
    • Provides the opportunity for class discussion on the same patient - so the entire class can discuss learning points of each virtual patient and their outcomes.

    Table of Contents

    Getting Started

    Orientation to Virtual Patient Encounters

    DIVISION ONE: PREPARATORY

    Lesson 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems (Chapter 1)

    Lesson 2: Well-Being of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) (Chapter 2)

    Lesson 3: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) (Chapter 3)

    Lesson 4: The Human Body (Chapter 4)

    Lesson 5: Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History (Chapter 5)

    Lesson 6: Lifting and Moving Patients (Chapter 6)

    DIVISION TWO: AIRWAY

    Lesson 7: Airway Management (Chapter 7)

    DIVISION THREE: PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    Lesson 8: Scene Size-Up (Chapter 8)

    Lesson 9: Initial Patient Assessment (Chapter 9)

    Lesson 10: Focused History and Physical Examination of Trauma Patients (Chapter 10)

    Lesson 11: Focused History and Physical Examination of Medical Patients (Chapter 11)

    Lesson 12: The Detailed Physical Examination (Chapter 12)

    Lesson 13: Ongoing Assessment (Chapter 13)

    Lesson 14: Communications (Chapter 14)

    Lesson 15: Documentation (Chapter 15)

    DIVISION FOUR: MEDICAL AND BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCIES

    Lesson 16: Pharmacology (Chapter 16)

    *Lesson 17: Respiratory Emergencies (Chapter 17)

    *Lesson 18: Cardiovascular Emergencies (Chapter 18)

    *Lesson 19: Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary Emergencies (Chapter 19)

    *Lesson 20: Altered Mental Status (Chapter 20)

    *Lesson 21: Allergies (Chapter 21)

    *Lesson 22: Poisoning and Overdose (Chapter 22)

    *Lesson 23: Environmental Emergencies I (Chapter 23)

    *Lesson 24: Environmental Emergencies II (Chapter 23)

    *Lesson 25: Behavioral Emergencies (Chapter 24)

    DIVISION FIVE: TRAUMA

    *Lesson 26: Multi-System Trauma (Chapters 25, 27, and 29)

    *Lesson 27: Soft Tissue Trauma (Chapter 26)

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    Details

    No. of pages:
    240
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby/JEMS
    Print ISBN:
    9780323049238