Table of Contents

PART 1: PREPARATORY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

1. Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research, and Public Health

2. Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT

3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

4. Documentation

5. Communication

6. Lifting and Moving Patients


PART 2: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

7. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology


PART 3: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

8. Pathophysiology


PART 4: SPAN DEVELOPMENT

9. Life Span Development


PART 5: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION, AND OXYGENATION

10. Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation


PART 6: ASSESSMENT

11. Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking

12. Scene Size-Up13. Patient Assessment


PART 7: GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

14. General Pharmacology and Medication Administration


PART 8: SHOCK AND RESUSCITATION

15. Shock and Resuscitation


PART 9: MEDICINE

16. Respiratory Emergencies

17. Cardiovascular Emergencies

18. Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache

19. Seizures and Syncope

20. Acute Diabetic Emergencies

21. Allergic and Anaphylactic Reactions

22. Toxicologic Emergencies

23. Abdominal, Hematologic, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, and Renal Emergencies

24. Environmental Emergencies

25. Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies

26. Psychiatric Emergencies


PART 10:TRAUMA

27. Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System

28. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma

29. Burns

30. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Nontraumatic Fractures

31. Head Trauma

32. Spinal Trauma and Spine Motion Restriction

33. Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma

34. Chest Trauma

35. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

36. Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations


PART 11: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS

37. Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn

38. Pediatrics

39. Geriatrics

40. Patients with Special Challenges

41. The Combat Veteran


PART 12: EMS OPERATIONS

42. Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response

43. Gaining Access and Patient Extrication

44. Hazardous Materials

45. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management

46. EMS Response to Terrorist Incidents


Appendices

1. ALS-Assist Skills

2. Advanced Airway Management

3. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies