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Building Upward: Pulse Oximetry for BLS Providers

Course Description
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.

Prehospital Tracheostomy Care for the BLS Provider

Course Description
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

Course Description
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.