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EMS Care Chapter 26 | EMT Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies

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EMS Care Chapter 26 | Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies

Description

EMS Care Chapter 26 | Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies

We begin this chapter on Care for Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1: Definitions
  • Lesson 2: Epidemiology
  • Lesson 3: Assessment
  • Lesson 4: Behavioral Change Factors
  • Lesson 5: Ethical and Legal Considerations
  • Lesson 6: Altered Mental Status
  • Lesson 7: Delirium
  • Lesson 8: Suicides
  • Lesson 9: Chapter Review

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include:

  1. Ability to describe the components of a mental status examination
  2. Perform effective patient restraint techniques (verbal and physical)
  3. State the risk factors for suicide
  4. Analyze the effects of opioids and excited delirium
  5. Identify common synthetic stimulants and natural or synthetic THC and recognize the effects

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 CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification Day 2 curriculum and the New 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 8 lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

What Will I Learn?

  • Required credits for Recertification or New Initial EMT

Topics for this course

11 Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 26 | EMT Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 26 Introduction00:3:25
Lesson 1 | Definitions00:1:57
Lesson 2 | Epidemiology00:9:33
Lesson 3 | Assessments00:9:30
Lesson 4 | Factors of Behavioral Change00:9:17
Lesson 5 | Legal and Ethical Considerations00:9:09
Video | Application of Restraints4:00
Lesson 6 | Mental Status Examination00:3:46
Lesson 7 | Delirium00:3:50
Lesson 8 | Suicides00:7:05
Lesson 9 | Chapter Review00:9:11
Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies
EMS Care Chapter 26 | EMT Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies
$32.50

Requirements

  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 9 lessons in their entirety and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Target Audience

  • New Initial EMT Candidates or Current State of CT licensed EMTs who require this (re)certification to retain their license.