Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's Paramedic Textbook - Revised Reprint / Edition 3 by Mick J. Sanders | 9780323049344 | Multimedia | Barnes & Noble
Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's Paramedic Textbook - Revised Reprint / Edition 3

Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's Paramedic Textbook - Revised Reprint / Edition 3

by Mick J. Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323049346

ISBN-13: 9780323049344

Pub. Date: 05/25/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Virtual Patient Encounters is a breakthrough in EMS education! Users can get real-world prehospital experience without leaving the classroom or home! The Virtual Patient Encounters learning triad - a textbook, interactive patient simulation software, and a study guide that ties everything together - offers a state-of-the-art tool for developing critical thinking

Overview

Virtual Patient Encounters is a breakthrough in EMS education! Users can get real-world prehospital experience without leaving the classroom or home! The Virtual Patient Encounters learning triad - a textbook, interactive patient simulation software, and a study guide that ties everything together - offers a state-of-the-art tool for developing critical thinking skills. Users can apply what they're learning in Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, Revised 3rd Edition on 15 virtual patients in a variety of prehospital environments. It's an incredible opportunity to make real patient care decisions in a safe environment!

  • An extraordinary study guide that helps students take the knowledge they learn in Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, Revised 3rd Edition, and apply it to 15 complex patient care scenarios in a virtual prehospital setting - promoting mastery of NSC competencies
  • Utilizes interactive patient care simulation software, featuring scenario-setting videos, virtual assessment tools, treatment protocols, emergency drug information, intervention wizards, and more
  • Serves as a bridge between the classroom and clinicals - so students truly understand how theory applies to situations they'll face in the real world
  • Presents realistic emerging conditions that are a direct result of students' interventions
  • Provides hands-on learning - making it easy for audio, visual, and kinesthetic learners
  • Offers students peace of mind - preparing them for clinicals by removing the risk of harming real patients and building their confidence throughout the course
  • Makes assessment of students easy - instructors can gauge student comprehension and ability to think critically through study guide exercises and logs from the software
  • Provides the opportunity for class discussion on the same patient - so the entire class can discuss learning points of each virtual patient and their outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323049344
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/25/2007
Edition description:
Revised Reprint Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Getting Started

Orientation to Virtual Patient Encounters

PART ONE

Lesson 1: Emergency Medical Services Systems: Roles and Responsibilities (Chapter 1)

Lesson 2: The Well-Being of the Paramedic (Chapter 2)

Lesson 3: Injury Prevention (Chapter 3)

Lesson 4: Medical/Legal Issues (Chapter 4)

Lesson 5: Ethics (Chapter 5)

PART TWO

Lesson 6: Review of Human Systems (Chapter 6)

Lesson 7: General Principles of Pathophysiology (Chapter 7)

Lesson 8: Life Span Development (Chapter 8)

PART THREE

Lesson 9: Therapeutic Communication (Chapter 9)

Lesson 10: History Taking (Chapter 10)

Lesson 11: Techniques of Physical Examination (Chapter 11)

Lesson 12: Patient Assessment (Chapter 12)

Lesson 13: Clinical Decision Making (Chapter 13)

Lesson 14: Assessment-Based Management (Chapter 14)

Lesson 15: Communications (Chapter 15)

Lesson 16: Documentation (Chapter 16)

PART FOUR

Lesson 17: Pharmacology (Chapter 17)

Lesson 18: Venous Access and Medication Administration (Chapter 18)

PART FIVE

Lesson 19: Airway Management and Ventilation (Chapter 19)

PART SIX

Lesson 20: Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury (Chapter 20)

*Lesson 21: Multisystem Trauma (Chapters 21)

Lesson 22: Burns (Chapter 23)

PART SEVEN

*Lesson 23: Cardiology I (Chapter 29)

*Lesson 24: Cardiology II (Chapter 29)

PART EIGHT

*Lesson 25: Pulmonary Emergencies (Chapter 30)

*Lesson 26: Neurology (Chapter 31)

*Lesson 27: Endocrinology (Chapter 32)

*Lesson 28: Allergies and Anaphylaxis (Chapter 33)

*Lesson 29: Gastroenterology (Chapter 34)

Lesson 30: Urology (Chapters 30 and 35)

*Lesson 31: Toxicology (Chapter 36)

Lesson 32: Hematology (Chapter 37)

*Lesson 33: Environmental Conditions (Chapter 38)

Lesson 34: Infectious and Communicable Diseases (Chapter 39)

*Lesson 35: Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders (Chapter 40)

Lesson 36: Gynecology (Chapter 41)

*Lesson 37: Obstetrics (Chapter 42)

PART NINE

Lesson 38: Neonatology (Chapter 43)

*Lesson 39: Pediatrics I (Chapter 44)

*Lesson 40: Pediatrics II (Chapter 44)

Lesson 41: Geriatrics (Chapter 45)

*Lesson 42: Abuse and Neglect (Chapter 46)

Lesson 43: Patients with Special Challenges (Chapter 47)

Lesson 44: Acute Interventions for the Home Health Care Patient (Chapter 48)

PART TEN

Lesson 45: Ambulance Operations (Chapter 49)

Lesson 46: Rescue Awareness and Operations (Chapter 51)

Lesson 47: Crime Scene Awareness (Chapter 52)

Appendix

Patient Care Report Blanks

*Summative Lessons Listed by Case

Case #1: 20-year-old male - difficulty breathing (Lesson 28)

Case #2: 56-year-old female - fell (Lesson 23)

Case #3: 7-year-old female - seizure (Lesson 26)

Case #4: 64-year-old male - unknown medical (Lesson 27)

Case #5: 40-year-old male - vomiting blood (Lesson 29)

Case #6: 16-year-old female - unknown medical (Lesson 31)

Case #7: 8-year-old male - submersion (Lesson 39)

Case #8: 38-year-old male - suicide attempt (Lesson 35)

Case #9: 22-year-old female - assault (Lesson 42)

Case #10: 25-year-old female - abdominal pain (Lesson 37)

Case #11: 32-year-old male - gunshot wounds (Lesson 21)

Case #12: 57-year-old male - man down (Lesson 33)

Case #13: 5-month-old male - unresponsive (Lesson 40)

Case #14: 65-year-old male - difficulty breathing (Lesson 24)

Case #15: 42-year-old male - difficulty breathing (Lesson 25)

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