Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's EMT - Intermediate Textbook for the 1999 National Standard Curriculum - Revised Reprint - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323086776

Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's EMT - Intermediate Textbook for the 1999 National Standard Curriculum - Revised Reprint

3rd Edition

Authors: Bruce Shade
eBook ISBN: 9780323086776
Imprint: Mosby/JEMS
Published Date: 1st March 2012

Table of Contents

Getting Started

Orientation to Virtual Patient Encounters

DIVISION ONE: PREPARATORY

Lesson 1: Foundations of EMT-Intermediate (Chapter 1)

Lesson 2: Your Well-Being (Chapter 2)

Lesson 3: Medical-Legal Aspects (Chapter 3)

Lesson 4: Overview of Human Systems (Chapter 4)

Lesson 5: Emergency Pharmacology (Chapter 5)

Lesson 6: Venous Access (Chapter 6)

Lesson 7: Medication Math (Chapter 7)

Lesson 8: Medication Administration (Chapter 8)

DIVISION TWO: AIRWAY

Lesson 9: Airway Management (Chapter 9)

DIVISION THREE: PATIENT ASSESSMENT

Lesson 10: History Taking (Chapter 10)

Lesson 11: Techniques of Physical Examination (Chapter 11)

Lesson 12: Patient Assessment (Chapter 12)

Lesson 13: Clinical Decision Making (Chapter 13)

Lesson 14: Communications (Chapter 14)

Lesson 15: Documentation (Chapter 15)

DIVISION FOUR: TRAUMA

Lesson 16: Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury (Chapter 16)

* Lesson 17: Multisystem Trauma (Chapters 17, 19, 20, and 21)

Lesson 18: Burns (Chapter 18)

DIVISION FIVE: MEDICAL

* Lesson 19: Respiratory Emergencies (Chapter 22)

* Lesson 20: Cardiology I (Chapters 23 and 24)

* Lesson 21: Cardiology II (Chapter 24)

* Lesson 22: Diabetic Emergencies (Chapter 25)

* Lesson 23: Allergic Reactions (Chapter 26)

* Lesson 24: Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies (Chapter 27)

* Lesson 25: Neurological Emergencies (Chapter 28)

* Lesson 26: Nontraumatic Abdominal Emergencies (Chapters 29)

* Lesson 27: Environmental Emergencies (Chapter 30)

* Lesson 28: Behavioral Emergencies and Substance Abuse (Chapter 31)

* Lesson 29: Gynecological Emergencies (Chapter 32)

DIVISION SIX: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

* Lesson 30: Obstetrical


Description

Virtual Patient Encounters is a breakthrough in EMS education! Users can get real-world prehospital experience without leaving the classroom or home! The Virtual Patient Encounters learning triad - a textbook, interactive patient simulation software, and a study guide that ties everything together - offers a state-of-the-art tool for developing critical thinking skills. Users can apply what they're learning in Mosby's EMT-Intermediate Textbook for the 1999 National Standard Curriculum, 3rd Edition, Revised Reprint on 15 virtual patients in a variety of prehospital environments. It's an incredible opportunity to make real patient care decisions in a safe environment!

Key Features

  • An extraordinary study guide that helps students take the knowledge they learn in Mosby's EMT-Intermediate Textbook for the 1999 National Standard Curriculum, 3rd Edition, Revised Reprint 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.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby/JEMS 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby/JEMS
eBook ISBN:
9780323086776

About the Authors

Bruce Shade Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Director of Public Safety, City of Cleveland, OH; Adjunct Faculty, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH; Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic, Willoughby, OH