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EMT Foundations

This course is a part of Become an EMT, a 6-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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 5.0 based on 19 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Sep 23 (4 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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Rating 5.0 based on 19 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Sep 23 (4 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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