ERIC Number: ED158065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
National Training Course. Emergency Medical Technician. Paramedic. Instructor's Lesson Plans. Module VII. Central Nervous System.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This instructor's lesson plan guide on the central nervous system is one of fifteen modules designed for use in the training of emergency medical technicians. Four units of study are presented: (1) anatomy and physiology; (2) assessment of patients with neurological problems; (3) pathophysiology and management of neurological problems; (4) demonstrations of techniques of management including spinal survey of an unconscious victim, use of the long and short spine board, use of orthopedic stretchers, and application of traction and cervical collar. Each unit contains these elements: behavioral objectives, teaching techniques, content outline, demonstration outline, and a list of needed equipment and materials. Skill evaluation sheets are provided. It is suggested that each module can be presented individually or combined with other modules to construct a course for a selected group of students. (CE 017 514 is a course guide for use in planning and implementing the total training program.) (JH)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Emergency Squad Personnel, Human Body, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Medical Services, Physiology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S., Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 050-003-00286-1)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.