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VAD Educational Updates for the Prehospital Care Provider

VAD Educational Updates for the Prehospital Care Provider

ALS & BLS

ADULT MEDICINE

SHOCK & RESUSCITATION

VAD Educational Updates for the Prehospital Care Provider

Length: One hour

CEUs: 0.1

Description:  Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) are not new devices. In fact, the first successful use of such a device was described in 1966. Since then, and particularly in the past few years, VAD design and safety has improved significantly and are now commonly implanted devices.

This course strives to bring prehospital providers current with the most commonly implanted devices at the time – this course will not cover every device that a prehospital provider may encounter.

Following successful completion of the material, the provider should feel comfortable recognizing the VAD patient when encountered in the community, have an understanding of the basic VAD components, be able to assess the VAD patient’s hemodynamic status, and be able to deliver care in the prehospital setting.

This training is primarily designed to assist paramedic providers as they care for patients in the prehospital environment.

Skills Videos: N/A

Fee: FREE

Stroke: Overview for BLS Providers

Stroke: Overview for BLS Providers

BLS TRAUMA

 

 

Stroke: Overview for BLS Providers

Length: One hour

CEUs: 0.1

Description: 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.

Skills Videos: N/A

Fee: $4

Stroke: Overview for BLS Providers

Building Upward: Primary Assessment

BLS PATIENT ASSESSMENT

ALS PATIENT ASSESSMENT

 

Building Upward: Primary Assessment

Length: One hour

CEUs: 0

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.

Skills Videos: N/A

Fee: $4

Stroke: Overview for BLS Providers

Building Upward: Pulse Oximetry for BLS Providers

BLS Airway Management

BLS PATIENT ASSESSMENT

 

Building Upward: Pulse Oximetry for BLS Providers

Length: One hour

CEUs: 0.1

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.

Skills Videos: N/A

Fee: $4

Communicating with the Deaf Sign Language User

Communicating with the Deaf Sign Language User

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

ALS

BLS

Communicating with the Deaf Sign Language User

Length: One hour

CEUs: 0.1

Description: This training was developed by Dr. Jason Rotoli, Deaf Health Pathways Director, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in conjunction with Dr. Jeremy Cushman, Chief of the University of Rochester’s Division of Prehospital Medicine. Funding for the Care of the Culturally Deaf education was provided by Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. Continuing Education provided by EMSPlumbline

Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have three attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.

Skills Videos: N/A

FREE