This 10-question quiz tests your knowledge on the 2015 AHA guidelines for BLS and CPR. Are you a CPR master… or should someone be checking your pulse?
Cardiology & Resuscitation
Learn about myocardial infarction, angina, and other cardiac conditions you need to know.
By Chris Ebright–Do you ever notice that the shape and contour of a grain of pollen looks eerily similar to the Death Star from Star Wars? Many patients with seasonal allergies probably think George Lucas completely hit that nail on the head. The substance that causes their misery due to an allergic reaction is an allergen.
Chest pain is a frequent patient complaint, but not all chest pain is due to a cardiac emergency. Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac and respiratory systems, as well as the mechanism of action for treatments, is important for effective patient care.
Cardiology and resuscitation are hugely important for the NREMT, especially the AHA guidelines. It’s easy to forget the basics! Try your hand at this test, then get the full breakdown in the video at the end.
In this test you’ll have to interpret blood pressure anomalies, correctly diagnose patients with subtle symptoms, make quick decisions for pediatric patients and prove your CPR know-how, among many other scenarios.
This exercise helps students with assessments in the chest pain patient and helps students begin to hone their differential diagnostic skills.
Perhaps one of the most frequent calls for EMS, it is vital to know how to assess the cardiac and respiratory system. This clinical minute provides information on high-yield techniques.
The jugular veins tell a story about certain serious conditions. Watch this clinical minute to find out how and why.
This exercise will help students do several things, including differential diagnosis and initially focusing assessment efforts on the most relevant items.