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EMT Foundations

Become an EMT,

In this course, you will get a thorough introduction to the emergency medical services system, and learn the foundation components to how it works as a whole. You will also learn the nuts and bolts of becoming a healthcare provider, and gain some basic knowledge about the human body. By the end of the course, you will be able to 1) understand the history and components of the EMS system, 2) speak the language of medicine with basic medical terminology, as well as have an understanding of basic human anatomy, 3) understand the different types of communications and how they are specific to EMS, 4) take vital signs and master the normal from the abnormal, and 5) master personal and scene safety, and begin the process of patient assessment.
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Rating 4.8 based on 32 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Jan 24 (24 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Colorado System via Coursera
Instructors Angela Wright, MD, Whitney Barrett, MD, Arthur Pliaconis, Kathrine Lopez
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Patient Care

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Un curso muy completo lleno de explicaciones fáciles de entenderUn trabajo bien hecho, sigan así.Un abrazo y muchos exitos Very good online course Gorgeous team ,materials and videos.

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A good informative course whichcovers the most basic topics but unfortunately lacks of information on handling an unconsious patient case such as artificial respiration and heart massages including implementing the difribullator while needed, is there a continuance?

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It covers all the basic topics of the EMT course great I found t extremely user friendly the video cips of 4 - 8 minutes are just the right length.Though I must qualify this statement by stating that for me this is a refresher of knowledge learnt as a first responder with St John Ambulance M great start to the course really enjoyed it awesome course, flexible, and easy to understand An amazing Course.

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For anyone who has gone through medical school, this will mostly be common knowledge and will be an easy certificate to achieve.

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Rating 4.8 based on 32 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Jan 24 (24 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Colorado System via Coursera
Instructors Angela Wright, MD, Whitney Barrett, MD, Arthur Pliaconis, Kathrine Lopez
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Patient Care

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