EMS Care Chapter 22 | Environmental Medical Emergencies

Environmental Medical Emergencies – Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 22 | Environmental Medical Emergencies comprise a wide variety of patient presentations, from straightforward heat and cold exposure to toxic envenomation and exposure to allergens and noxious plants.  We subsequently explore  in-depth the following lessons:

  • Exposure to Extreme Temperatures
  • Water-Related Emergencies
  • Other Environmental Emergencies

Core Concepts & Takeaways

  • To understand the dangers across different environments and the specific injuries associated with each.
  • To provide appropriate prehospital care.

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification  curriculum and the Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Course Curriculum

EMS Care Chapter 22 | Environmental Emergencies

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Exposure to Extreme Temperatures
  • Lesson 2 – Water-related Emergencies
  • Lesson 3 – Other Environmental Emergencies
  • Lesson 4 – Chapter Review
  • EMS Care Chapter 22 | Environmental Emergencies | QUIZ

Study Guides

Course Duration: 41m

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