Introduction To Emergency Medicine

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 The Intro to Emergency Medicine course builds a solid foundation for students in the basic concepts surrounding emergency medical care. It is prudent to have a strong foundation before trying to grasp the more advanced topics offered in our other courses. Topics covered in this course include:

  • Scene assessment and size up

  • Intro to vital signs

  • Visual assessment

  • Approaching a patient

  • Intro to patient assessment

  • Head to toe assessment

  • Medical vs Trauma assessment

  • Basics of patient packaging and movement

  • Basic first aid