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2021 Quarter 1: COVID-19 Quality Care Updated

Course Description

Providers in Western NYS have learned a great deal about treating patients that suffer from COVID-19 infections. This session was recorded in January 2021. Paramedic Shawna Rizzi does a fantastic job of interviewing Dr. Christopher Galton. Dr. Galton draws on his experience as a paramedic, EMS medical director, intensivist, and anesthesiologist to summarize the changes that every paramedic should know.

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

Course Description
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

Course Description
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

Course Description
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

Course Description

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.