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EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies

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EMS Care Chapter 29| Geriatric Emergencies

We begin EMS Care Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1:  Changes in the Cardiovascular System
  • Lesson 2:  Changes in the Respiratory System
  • Lesson 3:  Changes in the Neurovascular System
  • Lesson 4:  Changes in the Gastrointestinal System
  • Lesson 5:  Changes in the Genitourinary System
  • Lesson 6:  Changes in the Musculoskeletal System
  • Lesson 7:  Toxicological Emergencies
  • Lesson 8:  Sensory changes
  • Lesson 9:  Special Considerations
  • Lesson 10:  Elder Abuse and Neglect

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter cover:

  • Cardiovascular System Anatomical Changes
  • Respiratory System Anatomical Changes
  • Neurovascular System Anatomical Changes
  • Gastrointestinal System Anatomical Changes
  • Endocrine System Anatomical Changes
  • Musculoskeletal System Anatomical Changes
  • Toxicological Emergencies
  • Sensory Changes

The guidelines covered include

  1. NHTSA Guidelines on Geriatric Emergencies and Transport

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 29 | Geriatric Emergencies

  • Lesson 0 – Introduction
    02:41
  • Lesson 1 – Anatomical changes in the cardiovascular system
    05:52
  • Lesson 2 – Anatomical changes in the respiratory system
    04:32
  • Lesson 3 – Anatomical changes in the neurovascular system
    05:23
  • Lesson 4 – Gastrointestinal Changes
    02:57
  • Lesson 5 – Genitourinary Changes
    03:31
  • Lesson 6 – Musculoskeletal Changes
    02:36
  • Lesson 7 – Toxicology
    02:37
  • Lesson 8 – Sensory Changes
    04:30
  • Lesson 9 – Special Considerations
    04:04
  • Lesson 10 – Elder Abuse
    03:20
  • Lesson 11 – Chapter Review
    12:03
  • Chapter 29 | Geriatric Emergencies Quiz

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