ERIC Number: ED158068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
National Training Course. Emergency Medical Technician. Paramedic. Instructor's Lesson Plans. Module X. Medical Emergencies.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This instructor's lesson plan guide on medical emergencies is one of fifteen modules designed for use in the training of emergency medical technicians (paramedics). Ten units of study are presented: (1) diabetic emergencies; (2) anaphylactic reactions; (3) exposure to environmental extremes; (4) alcoholism and drug abuse; (5) poisoning and overdose; (6) acute abdomen; (7) genitourinary problems; (8) medical emergencies in the geriatric patient; (9) aquatic emergencies; and (10) techniques of management including nasogastric tube insertion and urinary catheterization. Each unit contains these elements: behavioral objectives, a content outline, demonstration outlines, and 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: Alcoholism, Allied Health Occupations, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Diabetes, Drug Abuse, Emergency Squad Personnel, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Medical Services, Poisoning
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 050-003-00289-5)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.