Active Learning Manual / Edition 1

Active Learning Manual / Edition 1

by Daniel Limmer EMT-P, Chris Le Baudour, Chris Le Badour
     
 

This first-of-its-kind resource is an accumulation of active learning exercises that encourage users to develop a deeper understanding of both the knowledge and skills necessary to become an excellent EMT-Basic. Chapter topics include the well-being of the EMT basic, medical/legal and ethical issues, lifting and moving patients , airway

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Overview

This first-of-its-kind resource is an accumulation of active learning exercises that encourage users to develop a deeper understanding of both the knowledge and skills necessary to become an excellent EMT-Basic. Chapter topics include the well-being of the EMT basic, medical/legal and ethical issues, lifting and moving patients , airway management, assessment of trauma and medical patients, general pharmacology, respiratory and cardiac emergencies poisoning and overdose emergencies, bleeding and shock, ambulance operations, and much more. : For individuals training to be emergency medical technicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131136298
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/27/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Limmer. Dan Limmer, EMT-P, has been involved in EMS for more than 25 years. He remains active as a paramedic with Kennebunk Fire Rescue in Kennebunk, Maine, and the Kennebunkport EMS (KEMS) in Kennebunkport, Maine. A passionate educator, Dan teaches EMT and paramedic courses at the Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, Maine, and has taught at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York. He is a charter member of the National Association of EMS Educators and a member of the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT), for which he serves on the Advanced Medical Life Support Committee.

Dan was formerly involved in law enforcement, beginning as a dispatcher and retiring as a police officer in Colonie, New York, where he received three command recognition awards as well as the distinguished service award (Officer of the Year) in 1987. During his 20-year-law-enforcement career, he served in the communications, patrol, juvenile, narcotics, and training units.

In addition to authoring several EMS journal articles, Dan is coauthor of a number of EMS textbooks for Brady including First Responder. A Skills Approach, Essentials of Emergency Care, Advanced Medical Life Support, the military and fire service editions of Emergency Care, and others. He speaks frequently at regional, state, and national EMS conferences.

Christopher J. Le Baudour has been involved in EMS since 1978. He has worked as an EMT-I and an EMT-II in both the field and clinical settings. In 1984, Christopher began his teaching career in the Department of Public Safety-EMS Division at Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, California.

In addition to Christopher's numerous certifications, he holds a master's degree in Education, with an emphasis on on-line teaching and learning, from California State University at Hayward. Christopher has spent the past 20 years perfecting the art of experiential learning in EMS and is well known for his innovative classroom techniques and his passion for both teaching and learning in both the traditional and on-line classrooms.

Christopher is very involved in EMS education at the national level as a member of the Distributed Learning subcommittee of the National Association of EMS Educators. He has been a presenter at both state and national conferences and is currently working on several EMS publications.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care

Chapter 2 The Well-being of the EMT-Basic

Chapter 3 Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues

Chapter 4 The Human Body

Chapter 5 Lifting and Moving Patients

Chapter 6 Airway Management

Chapter 7 Scene Size-up

Chapter 8 The Initial Assessment

Chapter 9 Vital Signs and SAMPLE History

Chapter 10 Assessment of the Trauma Patient

Chapter 11 Assessment of the Medical Patient

Chapter 12 Ongoing Assessment

Chapter 13 Communications

Chapter 14 Documentation

Chapter 15 General Pharmacology

Chapter 16 Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 17 Cardiac Emergencies

Chapter 18 Acute Abdominal Emergencies

Chapter 19 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status

Chapter 20 Allergic Reactions

Chapter 21 Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies

Chapter 22 Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 23 Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 24 Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 25 Putting it All Together for the Medical Patient

Chapter 26 Bleeding and Shock

Chapter 27 Soft-tissue Injuries

Chapter 28 Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 29 Injuries to the Head and Spine

Chapter 30 Putting it All Together for the Trauma Patient

Chapter 31 Infants and Children

Chapter 32 Geriatric Emergencies

Chapter 33 Ambulance Operations

Chapter 34 Gaining Access and Rescue Operations

Chapter 35 Special Operations

Chapter 36 Terrorism and EMS

Chapter 37 Advanced Airway Management

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