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Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedic, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Daniel J. Batsie, Daniel Limmer, Joseph J. Mistovich

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 9, 2012

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For courses in EMS continuing education.

 

Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedic is designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Paramedics.

 

Table of Contents

Preparatory

1

Workforce Safety and Wellness

2

Patient Safety

3

Legal Issues in EMS

4

Therapeutic Communication

Research:  Evidence-Based Decision Making in EMS

 

 

Anatomy and Physiology

6

The Cellular Environment and Metabolism

7

Anatomy and Physiology: The Blood

8

The Nervous System

Medical Terminology

9

Medical Terminology

Pathophysiology

10

Cellular Adaptation and Injury

11

Self-Defense Mechanisms and Inflammation

12

The Cardiovascular System

Life Span Development

13

Life Span Development

Public Health

14

Public Health and EMS

Pharmacology

15

Medication Administration

16

Paramedic Medications

Airway Management, Respiration, and Artificial Ventilation

17

Airway Assessment and Decision Making

18

Noninvasive Airway Intervention

19

Invasive Airway Management

Assessment

20

Critical Thinking

21

Patient Assessment

22

Patient Monitoring Devices 

Shock and Resuscitation

23

Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation

24

Shock

25

Sepsis

Medicine

26

Cardiovascular Emergencies:  Acute Coronary Syndrome

27

Acute Coronary Syndrome and the Multilead ECG

28

Cardiovascular Emergencies:  Heart Failure

29

Respiratory Emergencies:  Airway Resistance Disorders

30

Respiratory Emergencies:  Lung and Gas Exchange

31

Respiratory Emergencies:  Infectious Disorders

32

Neurology: Stroke

33

Abdominal Emergencies and Gastrointestinal Bleeding

34

Immunology: Anaphylactic and Anaphylactiod Reactions

35

Endocrine Emergencies:  Hypoglycemia

36

Endocrine Emergencies:   Hyperglycemic Disorders

37

Psychiatric Disorders

38

Hematology

39

Genitourinary and Renal Disorders

40

Gynecologic Emergencies

41

Emergencies Involving the Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

Trauma

42

Bleeding and Bleeding Control

43

Chest Trauma

44

Abdominal Trauma

45

Soft Tissue Injuries: Crush Injury and Compartment Syndrome

46

Orthopedic Trauma

47

Head and Neck  Trauma

48

Traumatic Brain Injury

49

Complete and Incomplete Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

50

Trauma in Special Populations:  Pediatrics

51

Trauma in Special Populations:  Geriatrics

52

Trauma in Special Populations:  Pregnancy

53

Diving Emergencies: Decompression Sickness and Arterial Embolism

54

Lightning Strike Injuries

 

 

Special Patient Populations

55

Obstetrics (Antepartum Complications)

56

Neonatology

57

Pediatrics

58

Geriatrics

59

Patients with Special Challenges

EMS Operations

60

Operating an Ambulance Safely

61

Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Management

 

 

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