This EMT Level CEU Package is available as an online distance learning (F3 DL) course.
These self-paced EMT CEU lectures may be completed on the students own schedule. Students login, watch the lectures and then take assessment exams over the material. Once the exams are successfully completed with a score of 80% or better, the student is able to generate a certificate of completion. Multiple exam attempts are permited. You may apply these courses to the NREMT required hours of NON-live continuing education.
This 8 hour CEU Package includes:
Preparatory Cognitive Objectives
1. Demonstrate an understanding of safe lifting and moving procedures.
2. Show an understanding of disease transmission.
3. Identify the changes in vital signs that occur during stress.
4. Identify proper ambulance disinfecting procedures
5. Demonstrate a knowledge of the EMT's roll during suspected child abuse.
6. Recognize the potential complications of DNR's, terminally ill patients and family members.
7. Show an understanding of medical direction and it's roll in EMS.
8. Be able to describe the different types of consent.
9. Identify situations that could result in violation of privacy laws.
10. Describe the reasons for using CQI.
11. Describe protocols and the reasons for having them.
Trauma & Shock Cognitive Objectives
1. Differentiate between the different types of shock.
2. Understand the respiratory processes during trauma.
3. State methods of emergency medical care of external bleeding.
4. List the different types of injuries and their mechanisms.
5. Establish the relationship between airway management and the trauma patient.
6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of gunshot wounds patterns.
7. List and describe the different collisions that occur during an automobile accident.
8. List the steps in the emergency medical care of the patient with signs and symptoms of internal bleeding.
9. List signs and symptoms of shock (hypoperfusion).
10. Show an understanding of what mechanism of injury means to patient care.
Pediatrics Cognitive Objectives
1. Identify the developmental and communications considerations for children of all ages
2. Describe SIDS
3. Demonstrate a knowledge of 1 and 2 person pediatric CPR
4. List considerations of performing assessments on pediatric patients.
5. Understand potential signs of child abuse.
6. List the signs and symptoms of injuries to the head.
7. Summarize emergency medical care strategies for respiratory distress and respiratory failure.
8. Identify the signs and symptoms of shock (hypoperfusion) in the infant and child patient.
9. Describe the methods of determining end organ perfusion in the infant and child patient.
10. State the usual cause of cardiac arrest in infants and children versus adults.
11. List the common causes of seizures in the infant and child patient.
12. Describe airway management techniques for pediatric trauma and medical patients.
13. Differentiate between the injury patterns in adults, infants, and children.
14. List critical burn patterns in pediatric patients.
Soft Tissue & Musculoskeletal Care Cognitive Objectives
1. Describe the signs and treatment of an abdominal evisceration.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of musculoskeletal injuries and their treatments.
3. Distinquish the differences in treatment for injuries of different types to the neck.
4. List the types of closed soft tissue injuries.
5. Describe the emergency medical care of the patient with a closed soft tissue injury.
6. State the types of open soft tissue injuries.
7. Describe the emergency medical care of the patient with an open soft tissue injury.
8. Discuss the emergency medical care considerations for a patient with a penetrating chest injury.
9. State the emergency medical care considerations for a patient with an open wound to the abdomen.
10. Differentiate the care of an open wound to the chest from an open wound to the abdomen.
This continuing education activity is approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education - CAPCE (Formerly the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services - CECBEMS)
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