Being an emergency medical responder is dynamic and challenging. EMRs are first responders who are prepared for action! Explore how to care for diverse patients in unique and even difficult situations. From advanced trauma to childbirth, from mass casualties to special conditions. EMRs are trained to care for, treat, move, and transport patients in various situations and play a vital role as part of an EMS response team.
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of pediatric patients by describing types of pediatric illnesses, explaining treatments, and summarizing human stages of development.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of pregnancy by describing stages of pregnancy, explaining pregnancy complications, and summarizing post delivery care.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of special populations by describing types of patients, summarizing patient assessment, and explaining patient care needs.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of mental health by describing types of mental health illnesses, explaining patient support techniques, and summarizing opioid addiction.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of advanced trauma management by describing traumatic injury assessments, explaining trauma treatments, and summarizing types of complications.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of mass casualty incidents by describing mass casualty scene assessment, and explaining management of mass casualty incidents.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of transporting patients by describing methods to transport patients, explaining proper body mechanics for patient transportation, and summarizing responsibilities in patient treatment areas.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of special emergency situations by describing patient treatment in special emergency situations and explaining risk protection methods.
Unit 1: Pediatric Patients
Unit 2: Pregnancy and Childbirth
Unit 3: Special Populations
Unit 4: Mental Health and Crisis Intervention
Unit 5: Advanced Trauma Management
Unit 6: Mass Casualty Incidents
Unit 7: Moving and Transporting Patients
Unit 8: Special Situations
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