CPR for the Healthcare Provider
Students learn how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking.
Serious and life-threatening medical emergencies often cause oxygen to be depleted in the body leaving the victim at risk for shock. This emergency oxygen program focuses on administering emergency oxygen to breathing and non-breathing persons, emergency oxygen delivery systems, and integrating pulse oximetry.
This program includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others. The program assists in satisfying the training requirements of the u.s. department of labor, osha bloodborne pathogens standard (29 cfr 1910.1030).
This medical device is used to determine the approximate concentration of glucose in the blood. EMT’s will use this information to draw a small drop of blood, obtained by pricking the skin with a lancet, then placed on a disposable test strip that the meter reads and uses to calculate the blood glucose level.
When a person is overdosing on an opioid, breathing can slow down or stop and it can very hard to wake them from this state. Narcan
™ (naloxone) is a prescription medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose.
This potentially lifesaving procedure helps a patient during a possible myocardial infarction. You, as a student, will learn the signs, symptoms, and contraindications on when and how to use it.