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Assessing the Elderly—Dementia vs. Delirium 0.50 One of the most common challenges that EMS crews face when assessing elderly patients is to differentiate between dementia and delirium. This brief review will allow providers the opportunity to assess their knowledge of the topic. The lesson concludes with a few challenging exam questions that will be fuel for good discussion within your agency. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Asthma Explained for the BLS Provider 1.50 Briefly review some of the most basic concepts of caring for a patient who is suffering from an asthma attack. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Brick by Brick: Assessing the Elderly—Female Cardiac Patient 1.00 We know that there are unique challenges when assessing elderly patients. BLS providers also encounter unique challenges when assessing females for potential cardiac problems. This lesson briefly reviews the BLS assessment skills that are required for both populations. The introduction of 12-lead ECG acquisition gives the BLS provider a chance to orient themselves to the skills necessary when working in a system that requires recording and/or transmission of such tracings. The multiple choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 75% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Building Upward: BLS Diabetes Discussions 2.00 We captured an engaging discussion between a retired ALS provider and a system medical director. Michelle Cerone and Dr. Jeremy Cushman spoke about the topic of diabetes. Refreshing BLS providers can use the information from the discussion and the scenarios that were built following its conclusion to meet minimum competencies and more. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 75% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Building Upward: BLS Pharmacology Lesson 1—Albuterol 1.50 The Building Upward Series is designed for the EMT who would like to review their basic skills and learn a little more than what was offered in the standard original course. If you are an EMT who is looking for a challenge and would like to know what questions to ask, this series is for you. Most BLS providers find the world of pharmacology to be one of the more confusing topics in prehospital medicine. This is the first lesson in a series that gives the BLS provider an opportunity to relate some advanced concepts to their practice as BLS providers. We begin with the commonly used medication albuterol sulfate and discuss many fundamental concepts that every provider should know when administering medications in a prehospital setting. Final Exam: This multiple choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain a 75% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Building Upward: Pulse Oximetry for BLS Providers 1.00 Pulse oximetry is a tool that can give a medic a great deal of insight into the patient's condition. Paramedic Instructor Peter Bonadonna does a fantastic job of illustrating the fundamental issues that surround pulse oximetry readings and how they should be interpreted. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Building Upward: Resuscitation of Anaphylactic Shock Part 1—Overview 1.00 Retired ALS provider, Michelle Cerone, speaks with Dr. Jeremy Cushman about the recognition and treatment of anaphylactic shock. This discussion gives the BLS provider the opportunity to compare allergic reactions to the life-threatening condition that requires rapid intervention. Final Exam: Please read each question carefully. You will have two attempts to gain a 70% or higher on this exam. If you are not successful in two attempts, you are welcome to take the course again to gain the certification.
Building Upward: Resuscitation of Anaphylactic Shock Part 2—Scenario 1 1.00 The second part of this series is the first of three scenarios. All three scenarios are designed to review complicated situations that BLS providers may be asked to navigate. This scenario has us consider the care of an anaphylactic patient in the setting of a pregnancy. Paramedic student Vanessa Petote does an excellent job of interviewing Dr. Jeremy Cushman. Final Exam: Please read each question carefully. You will have two attempts to gain a 70% or higher on this exam. If you are not successful in two attempts, you are welcome to take the course again to gain the certification.
Building Upward: Resuscitation of Anaphylactic Shock Part 3—Scenario 2 1.00 In this second of three scenarios, we discuss the transport decisions that should be considered when dealing with the potential of a medical illness and a traumatic injury. Vanessa and Medical Director Dr. Jeremy Cushman discuss a patient who has a motorcycle accident that was caused by a beesting. This exciting discussion will effectuate a review of the minimum competencies of medical and trauma care at the EMT level. Final Exam: Please read each question carefully. You will have two attempts to gain a 70% or higher on this exam. If you are not successful in two attempts, you are welcome to take the course again to gain the certification.
Building Upward: Resuscitation of Anaphylactic Shock Part 4—Scenario 3 1.00 This scenario involves a patient with special needs who has developed angioedema. Paramedic student Vanessa Petote and Medical Director Dr. Jeremy Cushman speak about the care that a special needs patient must receive, as well as the specific challenges that accompany a patient with a potentially unstable airway. Final Exam: Please read each question carefully. You will have two attempts to gain a 70% or higher on this exam. If you are not successful in two attempts, you are welcome to take the course again to gain the certification.
Building Upward—Primary Assessment 1.00 Course Description: It is often said that experience is the best teacher. Dr. Jack Davidoff is an experienced EMS Medical Director. Paramedic Jason Haag is an experienced fire and EMS provider. The two of them share a few thoughts that prove to be an excellent review of what should and could be done during a standard primary assessment and more. Final Exam: A score of 80% or higher is required to obtain your certificate. You have two attempts to pass this multiple-choice exam. Please take your time to carefully answer each question.
Check & Inject NY! 1.00 Check & Inject Epinephrine Presentation on Anaphylaxis for BOTH ALS and BLS Providers.
Check & Inject NY! PRETEST 0.00 PRETEST for Check & Inject NY! MUST COMPLETE BEFORE LECTURE
Concreting: Assessing the Elderly—Respiratory 1.00 One of the most common responses for EMS providers is the chief complaint of shortness of breath (SOB). In this session, we discuss the challenges of obtaining a history of present illness (HPI) in a patient that potentially has one of three significant differentials: COPD, pulmonary embolism, or pneumonia. We will also briefly discuss what a BLS provider should do when preparing these patients for ALS level care. Final Exam: This multiple choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
MSU BLS Overview 1.00 Monroe County, in Western New York, has obtained its first Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU). "The construction and operating costs of the unit, which was custom built by Frazer Ltd. in Houston, are being funded by UR Medicine and philanthropy, including a lead gift from Elena Prokupets and support from the Del Monte family and other donors in the Rochester community." We gathered members of this talented team to show you how your BLS assessment and treatment of potential stroke patients may be affected in any community that has a similar unit. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Prehospital Tracheostomy Care for the BLS Provider 1.00 One of the most intimidating events for a BLS provider is the 911 call for a pediatric patient with a difficult airway. Dr. Christopher Harmon and Paramedic Kuo Downing Reese discuss the challenging topic of the emergent airway and tracheostomy management in the prehospital setting. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
RSI for the Non-RSI Provider 0.50 This course is an overview of the RSI procedure and the means by which requests should be made for an RSI provider in the MLREMS system. The course will describe the RSI process, indications for RSI in the prehospital setting, and what both ALS and BLS providers can do to assist in the RSI process. Successful completion of the course and accompanying quiz will earn 0.5 hours of CME credit.
Stroke—Overview for BLS Providers 1.00 It is always a benefit to be able to speak with an experienced paramedic and gain their opinions on pre-hospital care. Medical Director, Jeremy Cushman, puts on his paramedic hat and offers opinions on one of the most time sensitive emergencies that we see in the pre-hospital setting. Join us in a discussion that defines Stroke and discusses why recognition, communication, treatment, and transport is so vital to our patients' success. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
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