Infectious Diseases

A variety of power point presentations on the following:

Infectious Disease

General Information on Infectious Diseases

Infection

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PATHOGENIC FUNGI – Gross Pictures!

Videos:

Khan Academy video on Types of Immune Response (Humoral and Cell Mediated)

Khan Academy vid on Bacterial Meningitis

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Patient Assessment

Patient Assessment Objectives Flashcards

Good website with audio of lung sounds.

Assessing the abdomen – From a nursing website, but I found it pretty helpful.

Neurological Assessment – Another nursing site

Prehospital assessment of patients with physical disabilities

 

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Transporting service dogs – information

Here’s a link to the ADA reference sheet regarding access for service dogs:

Also, here’s an article from last year where a paramedic crew got into some hot water for refusing to take transport a guide dog with a patient.

And lastly, a good article on tips for EMS when transporting service animals.

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Anatomy and Physiology Review

Here’s the Cell Physio powerpoint with the good diagrams: Cell Physiology-1

Khan Academy Biology Videos

49 Fascinating Videos to Learn about the Human Body
Handouts from the stations on Anatomy and Physio review:

Nervous System Control

Receptors and Neurotransmitters

Respiratory Physiology Activity

 

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Legal and Ethical Issues

Here are outlines of Chapters 3 and 4, Ethical and Legal issues.

Chapter 3 – Professional Ethics

Chapter 4 – Legal Issues

Videos:

Lecture on Ethical and Legal Issues in treatment of older adults – it’s long, but good

Podcasts:

Podcast from EMS Garage on Child Abuse – Really helpful!

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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Videos:

Basic Med Term Video, 12 minutes

Another Basic Vid, 8 mins, good tips for figuring out unknown words

Medical Terminology Song – not too useful, but amusing anyway

Other Med Term Resources:

Medical Terminology Activities

Medical Terminology Flashcards

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EMS History, Roles, Wellbeing

History Stuff:

This short article from EMS-1.com on EMS in America – The Foundation Documents provides a brief overview of the influential documents in EMS history.

EMSMuseum.org has a “virtual museum” with some cool photos and timelines, and a few good videos as well.

PDF Files of various documents:

CA Title 22 Paramedic Scope of Practice, etc.

Accidental Death and Disability: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society – The White Paper

EMS Agenda for the Future

Emergency Medical Services at the Crossroads

Wellness:

35 Min YouTube video on EMS Provider Health and Wellness, Patient and Provider Safety from MedicCast. The guy’s a bit cheesy and ridiculous, but some of the info is relevant.

Random Bits related to our “BLS Refresher” this week:

Using AEIOU TIPS For Altered Mental Status

Reasonably good blog post on Differential Diagnosis

From Christy Corrales – Assessments handout from last year’s academy with some useful info. AEIOU-TIPS and PASTMED are on page 4.

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