Technical Rescue—EMS Considerations: Part 1
Paramedic, and longtime EMS educator, Aaron Horowitz sits down with medical director, Jeremy Cushman. The thought-provoking discussion that ensues covers a wide range of technical rescues. We believe that much can be done to treat the sick and injured patient during a technical rescue of any type if you prepare for the incident. Many of these concepts you will want to discuss with fellow responders if you have not done so already.
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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Bedrock: Therapeutic Communications for EMS
The topic of therapeutic communications relates to nearly every EMS response and is especially important for high-acuity situations. Elizabeth C. Shannon, EMT, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, brings her years of experience as a mental health care provider and an EMT to the table in this insightful discussion. As you hear her navigate the questions posed, we hope that you will confirm what you are already doing well. We also hope that your reflection on the subject will lead to improved EMS responses for you and the other medics on your crew.
Final Exam: Please read each question carefully. You will have two attempts to gain a 75% 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.