EMS Care Chapter 19 | Cardiac Emergencies

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EMS Care Chapter 19 | Cardiac Emergencies

We begin EMS Care Chapter 19 | Cardiac Emergencies with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore lessons in-depth:

  1. Anatomy of the Heart
  2. Pathophysiology of the Heart
  3. Care During Cardiac Emergencies
  4. Return of Spontaneous Circulation
  5. Cardiac Arrest
  6. Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter cover:

  • Recognition of Return of Spontaneous Circulation
  • Optimizing Ventilation and Oxygenation
  • Hemodynamic Instability
  • System of care to ensure coronary reperfusion
  • Chain of Survival
  • Optimal chest compressions
  • Pediatric CPR

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification Day 3 curriculum and the New Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.
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Course Content

EMS Care Chapter 19 | Cardiac Emergencies

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Anatomy of the heart
  • Lesson 2 – Pathophysiology Of The Heart
  • Lesson 3 – Care during Cardiac Emergencies
  • Lesson 4 – Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC)
  • Lesson 5 – Cardiac Arrest
  • Lesson 6 – Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies
  • Lesson 7 – Chapter Review
  • EMS Care Chapter 19 | Cardiac Emergencies