(EMT-EXAM.AE1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-527-5
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16+ Lessons | 360+ Exercises | 180+ Quizzes |

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3+ Full Length Tests | 360+ Practice Test Questions

1

Introduction

  • About This Course
  • Assumptions
  • Icons Used in This Course
  • Where to Go from Here
2

Becoming an Emergency Medical Technician

  • Understanding What Being an EMT Means
  • Walking through the Steps of Becoming an EMT
  • Maintaining Your EMT Certification
3

Taking an EMT Course and Registering for the EMT Exam

  • Enrolling in and Completing an EMT Course
  • Signing Up for the EMT Exam
4

Getting to Know the EMT Exam

  • Checking Out the Cognitive Exam
  • Completing the Practical Exam Portion
5

The Anatomy of the Multiple-Choice Question

  • Looking at the Parts
  • Breaking Down a Question Step by Step
6

Checking Out Computer Adaptive Testing

  • Understanding How Computer Adaptive Testing Works
  • Adapting to Computer Adaptive Testing
7

Preparing for the Exam

  • Gearing Up to Study
  • Making the Most Out of Studying
  • Picking Out Other Pointers for Success
8

Doing Your Best During the Exam

  • Knowing What to Expect in a Nutshell
  • Staying Focused and Positive During the Exam
  • Getting Your Results and Moving Ahead
9

The Airway, Respiration, and Ventilation

  • Getting an Overview of the Respiratory System
  • Knowing the Airway and Breathing Issues to Look for When You Assess Patients
  • Taking Action on Potential Airway and Breathing Problems
10

Cardiology and Resuscitation Essentials

  • Checking Out the Cardiovascular System
  • Knowing the Cardiovascular Issues to Look for When You Assess Patients
  • Acting on Potential Cardiovascular Problems
11

Medical and Obstetrics/Gynecology Fundamentals

  • Introducing the Body’s Main Systems
  • Feeling Out the Nervous System
  • Moving through the Gastrointestinal System
  • Fighting Invaders with the Immune System
  • Taking Control with the Endocrine System
  • Getting the Scoop on the Hematologic System (Blood)
  • Considering the Urinary System
  • Cycling through Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Boning Up on the Musculoskeletal System
  • Understanding Toxicology
  • Handling Psychiatric Disorders and Behavioral Emergencies
12

Trauma Basics

  • Relating the Mechanism of Injury to Injury Patterns
  • Investigating Injuries That Affect the Airway and Breathing
  • Assessing Injuries That Affect Circulation
  • Evaluating Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Managing Trauma Step by Step
13

The Scoop on Pediatrics

  • Sorting Out What Makes Children Different from Adults
  • Managing the Pediatric Patient
14

EMS Operations

  • Maintaining Medical Legal Standards
  • Staying Healthy, Sane, and Safe
  • Communicating Well with Others During an Emergency
  • Understanding Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Managing Large Incidents
15

Ten Assessment Tips for EMTs

  • Looking at the Whole Patient
  • Assessing the ABCs before Anything Else
  • Deciding Whether to Oxygenate or Ventilate
  • Determining Shock
  • Searching for the Signs of Beck’s Triad
  • Checking for Cushing’s Triad
  • Recognizing That Not All Wheezes Are Asthma
  • Listing the Causes of Altered Mental Status
  • Understanding That Not All Myocardial Infarctions Have Chest Pain as a Symptom
  • Knowing That Crying Is a Good Sign in Pediatric Patients
16

Ten Tips for Performing EMT Procedures

  • Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Closely Evaluate Breathing
  • Palpate Firmly and Steadily
  • Improve the Volume of Lung Sounds
  • Immobilize the Patient’s Spine at the Correct Time
  • Control Bleeding Immediately
  • Splint an Angulated Fracture the Way You Found It (If Possible)
  • Perform a Focused Physical Exam
  • Make an Abdominal Exam More Accurate
  • Provide Consistent Medical Documentation

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