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EMST1030 – Emergency Cardiopulmonary Care pdf

Credits: 5 (4/1/0)
Description: Students in this course integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate field impressions and treatment plans for patients with cardiovascular or respiratory conditions. Students will use basic life support skills for airway management and learn advanced techniques to establish and maintain a patent airway.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: EMST1000 AND EMST1020
Competencies:
  1. Differentiate pathophysiology of common cardiac conditions.
  2. Differentiate pathophysiology of common pulmonary conditions.
  3. Demonstrate accurate placement of electrocardiogram leads.
  4. Demonstrate accurate interpretation of electrocardiogram tracings.
  5. Determine correct use of medications to treat cardiac and vascular conditions.
  6. Determine correct use of medications to treat pulmonary conditions.
  7. Design treatment plans for patients with chronic diseases.
  8. Demonstrate use of electrotherapy to correct cardiac arrhythmias.
  9. Conduct a resipiratory assessment and identify respiratory emergencies.
  10. Demonstrate intubation techniques.
  11. Demonstrate ventilation techniques.
  12. Identify signs and symptoms of respiratory failure.
  13. Demonstrate actions to prevent respiratory arrest when patient is in respiratory failure.
  14. Demonstrate rapid sequence intubation.
  15. Demonstrate ventilator management and operation.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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