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EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies

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EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies

Description

EMS Care Chapter 29| Geriatric Emergencies

We begin EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1:  Changes in the Cardiovascular System
  • Lesson 2:  Changes in the Respiratory System
  • Lesson 3:  Changes in the Neurovascular System
  • Lesson 4:  Changes in the Gastrointestinal System
  • Lesson 5:  Changes in the Genitourinary System
  • Lesson 6:  Changes in the Musculoskeletal System
  • Lesson 7:  Toxicological Emergencies
  • Lesson 8:  Sensory changes
  • Lesson 9:  Special Considerations
  • Lesson 10:  Elder Abuse and Neglect

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter cover:

  • Cardiovascular System Anatomical Changes
  • Respiratory System Anatomical Changes
  • Neurovascular System Anatomical Changes
  • Gastrointestinal System Anatomical Changes
  • Endocrine System Anatomical Changes
  • Musculoskeletal System Anatomical Changes
  • Toxicological Emergencies
  • Sensory Changes

The guidelines covered include

  1. NHTSA Guidelines on Geriatric Emergencies and Transport

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 3 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 the 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, CME Credit

Topics for this course

12 Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies

Lesson 0 – Introduction2:41
Lesson 1 – Anatomical changes in the cardiovascular system5:52
Lesson 2 – Anatomical changes in the respiratory system4:32
Lesson 3 – Anatomical changes in the neurovascular system5:23
Lesson 4 – Gastrointestinal Changes2:57
Lesson 5 – Genitourinary Changes3:31
Lesson 6 – Musculoskeletal Changes2:36
Lesson 7 – Toxicology2:37
Lesson 8 – Sensory Changes4:30
Lesson 9 – Special Considerations4:04
Lesson 10 – Elder Abuse3:20
Lesson 11 – Chapter Review12:03
Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies Quiz
EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies
$32.50

Requirements

  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the 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.