First Responder Part 2

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Course Author(s)

Dr. Fabrice Czarnecki

Course Summary

As Emergency First Responders, we encounter a variety of difficult or life-threatening circumstances on a daily basis. The ability to recognize and react to some of these situations may mean the difference between life and death.

Although we do not expect you to be an expert in this area, some basic knowledge will increase the chances that someone will survive until more advanced medical care arrives.

This training will cover the following:

  • Cerebral Vascular Accidents (Strokes)
  • Head Injuries and Seizures
  • Cardiac Issues
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Positional Asphyxia
  • Penetrating Chest Trauma
  • Evisceration and Abdominal Injuries
  • Childbirth
  • Medication for Children and the Elderly
  • Special Circumstances that you may encounter

Course Syllabus

  • First Responder Training - PART II

    • Introduction and Nervous System
    • Strokes
    • Seizures
    • Three Stages of Seizures
    • Focused Eye History and Impaled Object
    • The Ear and Mouth
    • Tooth Care and The Spine
    • The Heart and Cardiac Circulation
    • The Respiratory System
    • Breathng Difficulty and Inhaler Issues
    • Positional Asphyxia
    • Chest Injuries and The Lungs
    • Abdominal Injuries
    • The Pelvis and Woman Giving Birth
    • Childbirth Emergencies
    • Childbirth Emergencies - Continued
    • Children: Injury, Trauma and Medicine
    • Medicine and the Elderly
    • Module Assessment