Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual Bridging the Gap to the National EMS Education Standards

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-07-03
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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The ideal resource for states needing to transition practicing EMT-Intermediates to the new AEMT level, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual bridges the gap between the knowledge and skills based on the 1999 National Standard Curriculum and those in the 2009 National EMS Education Standards.Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual offers focused discussions on critical knowledge areas and new skills. Each chapter opens with a summary of what EMTs should already know about the topic as well as a brief overview of the content that is new or addressed in greater depth in the National EMS Education Standards. Case studies at the end of each chapter help students test their critical-thinking skills and gauge comprehension.This concise program can be used for continuing education or bridge courses to the National EMS Education Standards.Listen to a Podcast with AEMT Transition Manual author Rhonda Beck to learn more about this training program! Listen now: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/Beck_AEMT.mp3.

Table of Contents

AppendixA Drugs Used at the AEMT Level
AppendixB Mathematical Principles Used in Pharmacology
Chapter1 Preparatory
Chapter2 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Chapter3 Therapeutic Communication
Chapter4 Life Span Development
Chapter5 Patient Assessment
Chapter6 Pharmacology
Chapter7 Vascular Access and Medication Administration
Chapter8 Airway Management and Oxygenation
Chapter9 Shock and BLS Resuscitation
Chapter10 Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter11 Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chapter12 Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter13 Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies
Chapter14 Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies
Chapter15 Infectious Diseases
Chapter16 Immunologic and Toxicologic Emergencies
Chapter17 Psychiatric Emergencies
Chapter18 Gynecologic Emergencies
Chapter19 Trauma
Chapter20 Special Patient Populations
Chapter21 EMS Operations
Chapter22 Medical Terminology

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