Whether you’re dealing with elderly falls or hyperthermic patients, you need to be prepared for anything. Explore courses on a variety of subjects so you are ready and knowledgeable when any emergency situation arises.
|A Review of Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology (ALS) – NEW!
The cardiovascular system plays a vital role in maintaining the harmonious functioning of every organ and system within the human body. This course on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology is designed as a comprehensive review of the cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, including structures, functions, circulation, electricity, conduction, common diseases, and the vital role of blood.
|After watching this video, students will be able to identify each component of the BARS technique. By learning this acronym, students will be able to …
|Birth Positions & Cord Clamping
|In this single video course, Candace Politi Certified Nurse Midwife discusses ways to deliver various birth positions as well as how to clamp the umbilical cord.
|Calculating the Glasgow Coma Scores (GCS)
|Remember these tips when you struggle to come up with the right Glasgow Coma score.
|Cardiac Arrest Management Compressions
|After watching this video, students will be able to identify ways in which they can help a cardiac arrest victim. It is best to become knowledgeable …
|Combat Casualty Care
|After watching this video, viewers will learn the importance of carrying an emergency medical pack at all times to ensure preparedness for performing …
|Debated Obstetrical Topics
|After watching this video, the viewer will be able to explain why it is not as important to remember which side to turn the pregnant mother on than it is to simply keep her out of the supine position when in the third trimester and why it is helpful to remember that it is more important to wipe the face and suction the newly born infant than it is to worry about the order in which to do this.
|This course will dive into the basics of defensive driving, including its definition, purpose, and importance, as well as the factors that play an important role from the driver’s perspective. We will also discuss the equipment and judgment necessary for driving safely, as well as review the types of impairment that should be avoided to increase driver safety.
|Emergency Bandage Demonstration
|In this video tactical tip, Van Postell discusses and demonstrates several of the applications available to you with the emergency bandage also known as the Israeli Bandage for self-care or buddy care.
|In this video block course, a multitude of topics will be covering things as an EMS Provider you may encounter in your environment. Specifically we will explore what to do in inclement weather, remote environments, how to keep patients warm and finally how to use epinephrine auto-injectors.
|Everyday EMS with Greg Friese: Keeping Patients Warm
|In this video with Greg Friese, he discusses tips for keeping hypothermic patients warm.
|After watching this video, the viewer will be able to explain why it is important to talk with the geriatric patient in a normal tone and volume unless asked to raise your voice and why it is important to default to formality when recognizing and referring to the names of geriatric patients.
|Head to Toe Exam
|Steve Whitehead shares two quick tips for the next time you perform a patient assessment.
|We fear what we don’t know. This course seeks to overcome the myths and fears surrounding HIV/AIDS with facts, understanding, and proven methods for the prevention of HIV as well as proven safety measures when interacting with infected persons.
|Infectious and Communicable Diseases (ALS) – NEW!
|As an EMS provider, you can regularly encounter infectious and communicable diseases. Learn how to best protect yourself from such exposures through screening methods, post-exposure prophylaxis and/or treatment options, and screening methods.
|Infectious and Communicable Diseases (BLS) – NEW!
|As an EMS provider, you can regularly encounter infectious and communicable diseases. In this course, learn how to best protect yourself from such exposures through screening methods, post-exposure treatment options, and screening methods.
|This video block covers a multitude of topics, including the treatment of sepsis and shock, as well as bringing awareness to suicide.
|Medication-Resistant Pathogens (MRSA, TB, VRE, C.Diff)
|Recently, medical providers have seen an increase in the incidence of medication-resistant pathogens. EMS providers should be familiar with common and serious diseases that are resistant to medication to allow them to protect themselves and their patients more effectively.
|Naloxone, Epinephrine, and Glucometry – NEW!
|Across the United States, EMS agencies are beginning to reevaluate the scope and role of EMT Basic practitioners. This course introduces several skills and medications being added to the EMT scope but also serves as a refresher for ALS practitioners. In this course, we will examine the use of medications and assessment techniques involving patients who are experiencing a diabetic emergency, opioid overdose, or anaphylaxis.
|Steve Whitehead suggests two ways to modify your OB kit to prepare you for success.
Obstetric calls to EMS are low-frequency, high-acuity calls that can be stressful for the clinicians and the patient, but frequent educational review can decrease errors, increase patient safety, and increase the likelihood of positive outcomes. This course will provide an overview of female reproductive anatomy and physiology, complicated and uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery, and postpartum complications.
Obstetric calls to EMS are low-frequency, high-acuity calls that can be stressful for the EMTs and the patient, but frequent educational review can decrease errors, increase patient safety, and increase the likelihood of positive outcomes. This course will provide an overview of female reproductive anatomy and physiology, complicated and uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery, and postpartum complications.
|Patient Assessment and Exam
|This video block covers a multitude of topics, including calculating the Glasgow Coma Scores (GCS), Head to Toe exams, patient interviewing and assessment, as well as stethoscope use and maintenance.
|Responding to Emergencies 1
|This is the first Training Block for the course on Responding to Emergencies. This course covers: Tactical Medicine, Tourniquet Use: A Medical Director explains, Treating a Broken Bone, Treating a Heart Attack, What to do When Wounded.
|Responding to Emergencies 2
|This is the second Training Block for the course on Responding to Emergencies. This course covers: Combat Casualty Care, Responding to Hospital Emergencies, Self-Aid/Buddy Aid, The Uses of the Emergency Bandage, Using HALO Chest Seal, The Use of Tourniquets, BARS Technique, Cardiac Arrest Management Compressions, The Role of the Bystander during CPR
|Responding to Hospital Emergencies
|After watching this video, the viewer will better understand that some of their normal options may not be available to them when responding to …
|Self Aid/Buddy Aid
|Extremity blood loss has accounted for far too many law enforcement deaths in years past. That’s why proper emergency wound care training is essential to keep wounded officers in the fight. In this segment, Chief Jeff Chudwin of Olympia Fields, IL, talks to Betsy Brantner-Smith about the critical subject of self-aid/buddy-aid.
|Steve Whitehead discusses two tips for recognizing and treating sepsis.
|Stethoscope use and maintenance
|Steve Whitehead shares two tips for more accurate and safer stethoscope use.
|Stop the Bleed for EMS Personnel – NEW!
|This course provides the necessary information for the EMS clinician to support someone who is bleeding or hemorrhaging. This course offers training in bleeding control techniques such as direct pressure, wound packing, identifying life-threatening bleeding, and tourniquet application. The main objective of the course is to learn how to perform basic hemorrhage control, recognize life-threatening internal and external hemorrhage, and take the necessary actions to save the patient’s life.
|Steve Rabinovich and Dave Smith discuss the basics of Tactical Medicine. Patrol officers will understand the value of immediately addressing injuries in a dynamic tactical situation.
|The Role of the Bystander during CPR
|Mike Stillwagon, a paramedic and the Community Health Services Manager for AMR Ventura County discusses the four steps to Bystander CPR. By performing timely compression only CPR, you could save a life.
|The Use of Tourniquets
|Van Postell, Tactical Medical Lead Instructor discusses the necessity for officers to become familiar with general medical knowledge and be proficient with simple medical applications, specifically tourniquets with Law Enforcement Expert Betsy Brantner Smith.
|Tourniquet Use: A Medical Director Explains
|Dr. David Tan explains the current thinking behind tourniquet use, explaining lessons learned from military use and scenarios in which they are applied.
|Treating a Broken Bone
|After watching this video, the viewer will learn how to assist themselves and others in the event a broken bone occurs.If you have no choice to …
|Treating a Heart Attack
|Dr. David Bellamy talks to Dave Smith about what to do if you think you’re having a heart attack.
|Using HALO Chest Seal
|In this video tactical tip, Van Postell discusses and demonstrates the application of an occlusive dressing such as the HALO Chest Seal to treat a sucking chest wound.
|What EMS Needs to Know about Crisis Standards of Care and COVID-19
|With every state declaring some degree of state of emergency, the way EMS is delivered will change to suit the current situation. A systems approach to developing Crisis Standards of Care (CSC), defined as a “substantial change in unusual healthcare operations and the level of care it is possible to deliver,” is critical for EMS systems preparing for any public health emergency.
|What to do When Wounded
|Dr. David Bellamy talks to Dave Smith about survival techniques officers can use when wounded.
|What would you do?
|This video block covers a multitude of topics, each containing unique scenarios that beg the question, “What would you do?”.