This exercise provides practice for students in calculating percentage of body surface area burned. Examples for both adult and child are included.
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.
A questionnaire exercise intended to provoke thought and discussion about provider stress, approaching a scene, scene safety, and injury prevention.
The purpose of this exercise is to provide some cognitive and affective guidance to social media use in EMS. With this exercise you have the opportunity to let your students respond to a post by a person who may be very young and is looking for advice about an upcoming EMT course.
This role-play exercise is to help teach some of the affective parts of EMS including compassion and collegiality—although some of the same situations may present on EMS calls.
Helps to lead the student to understand that certain types of questions or assessments can provide more information than others. Students also learn that there isn’t a single set of questions or assessments that affect patient care most.
Provides context to the patient assessment process and its role in patient care. Students will gain insight into assessment and traumatic conditions.
This exercise provides students the opportunity to identify trends in vital signs and realize the importance of multiple sets of vital signs as opposed to a single set. Students must match a set of vitals to the condition it represents.