Designed to help put a realistic face on an emergency that is often very difficult to assess and diagnose. Groups signs and symptoms to help students identify and relate them to their assessment and care of the patient with abdominal emergencies.
Dynamic Learning Exercises
Tried and true active learning exercises spanning the entire EMT curriculum. Whether you want your students to learn A&P, truly understand assessment, or apply their knowledge to medical and trauma emergencies, these exercises are for you.
This ALS exercise contains 2 exercises exploring the relationship between the provider and the healthcare system for you to use in your classroom.
An exercise to teach differential diagnosis. All EMS providers do some diagnosis, but it is much more important at the ALS level where the toolbox of modalities to treat medical problems is bigger.
ALS exercise is for you to use in your classroom when dealing with the topic of death and the importance of communication in difficult situations.
Using the example of a patient with altered mental status, students list conditions that might cause AMS and then determine ways to confirm or rule out the possible conditions.
Help students memorize anatomy in a more dynamic way, they are given labels to stick on each other in the appropriate places.
This exercise combines a self-directed study assignment with in-class exercises and skills lab, giving an in-depth approach to learning about bleeding and shock. Class exercises include having students create their own shock patient exercise and presents it to the class.
The attached exercise is designed to help students wrap their head around body system exams as a precursor to differential diagnostic decision-making.
An introductory exercise to the EMS System with a look at the role of an EMT, from both the classroom training aspect and the patient perspective.
This exercise involves the need to recognize and implement priorites in cardiac and resuscitation emergencies—something not easily gained from a book’s cardiac chapter and a CPR card.