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1 TN Emergency edical ODULES AND UNITS ES System ES Providers: ER and ET Safety and Wellness Body echanics System Communication Documentation Therapeutic Communication Legal and Ethical Issues Intro to Respiratory System Cardiovascular System Skeletal System uscular System Nervous System Digestive System Urinary System Reproductive System Endocrine System Integumentary System Lymphatic System Sensory System edical Terminology Word Parts: Roots Word Parts: Suffixes and Prefixes Abbreviations Anatomic References edical athematics Number Basics Key Calculations easurement Systems edications Temperature and Time Charts and Graphs anagement Artificial Ventilation Respiration anagement Scene Size-up Primary Assessment History Taking Vital Signs Secondary Assessment Secondary edical Assessment onitoring Devices Reassessment Shock Resuscitation Basic Adult CPR Pediatric CPR Obstructions edical Infectious Diseases Respiratory Emergencies Cardiac Emergencies Acute Abdominal Pain Neurological Emergencies Diabetic Emergencies Behavioral Emergencies Allergic Reactions Poisoning Emergencies Bleeding Soft Tissue Chest Abdominal and Genitourinary Orthopedic Head, Face, and Neck Spinal Environmental ulti-system Considerations Obstetrics Pediatrics Geriatrics Special Challenges ES Operations Ambulance Operations Air edical Incident anagement ultiple-casualty Incidents Vehicle Extrication Hazardous aterials Terrorism and Disasters Correlation to: Emergency edical Engage.Learn.Succeed Bucky Drive Lititz, PA

2 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Overview This document demonstrates the correlation between HealthCenter21/TN Emergency edical curriculum supplied by Applied Educational Systems, and the Emergency edical () course standards, published by the Tennessee Department of Education. Key: indicates that the standard is supported as part of the ain component bid for contract. indicates that the standard is supported in the Teacher Resource component. Source for standards listed on the following pages: Tennessee Career & Technical Education. Emergency edical. Health Science Education Curriculum 2010, October Page 2 of 9

3 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations STANDARD 1: The student will apply concepts of knowledge of the emergency medical services (ES) system. 1.1 Formulate an organization chart of the components of the ES system with inclusion of how an ES call is activated. 1.2 Differentiate the levels of training recognized by national and state standards. 1.3 Investigate and develop a time line related to the history of emergency medicine and the ES system. 1.4 Define medical direction and relate the emergency responder s role in the process. 1.5 Investigate and classify the essential traits of the emergency medical services personnel with attention to the emergency responder. STANDARD 2: The student will explain all aspects of the emergency medical personnel s wellbeing. 2.1 Analyze stress management techniques involving emergency medical situations, including burnout, difficult patients, death, unsafe scenes, etc. 2.2 Connect the concepts of personal protective equipment with the proper use and application then relate the concepts to OSHA Guidelines and Standard Precautions. Page 3 of 9

4 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations 2.3 Recognize actual and potential hazards found at emergency scenes and develop an outline for correct scene sizeup. 2.4 Analyze the signs and symptoms of critical incident stress and share techniques utilized. STANDARD 3: The student will define and explain legal and ethical issues in ES, including scope of care, advanced directives, consent, documentation, confidentiality, and abuse. 3.1 Interpret and relate the scope of practice for all levels of emergency medical services personnel. 3.2 Summarize and present information related to advanced directives and local or state provisions regarding ES application. 3.3 Differentiate between expressed and implied consent and methods of obtaining consent. 3.4 Assess issues of abandonment, negligence, malpractice, duty to act, and assault and their implications to the emergency medical personnel. 3.5 Apply knowledge of legal requirements in documentation as it relates to patient confidentiality and privacy. 3.6 Recognize the signs and symptoms of elder and child abuse and identify the legal reporting requirements. Page 4 of 9

5 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations STANDARD 4: The student will demonstrate knowledge of all major body systems and functions as related to emergency medical services situations. 4.1 Identify directional terms and body positioning. 4.2 Describe the anatomy and function of the circulatory and respiratory system. 4.3 Describe the anatomy and function of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. 4.4 Describe the anatomy and function of the endocrine system. 4.5 Describe the anatomy and function of the integumentary system. STANDARD 5: The student will display proper techniques of lifting and moving patients involved in emergency situations. 5.1 Demonstrate acceptable principles of body mechanics. 5.2 Analyze the indications for emergency versus non-emergency moves; demonstrate those moves. Page 5 of 9

6 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations 5.3 Demonstrate proper use of instruments and equipment in lifting and moving patients in emergency and non-emergency moves. STANDARD 6: The students will demonstrate proper assessment and stabilization of the airway. 6.1 Analyze the structure and function of the respiratory system as it relates to airway management. 6.2 Differentiate between adequate and inadequate breathing. 6.3 Describe the steps involved in opening and maintaining the airway using proper adjuncts and oxygen administration per local protocols. 6.4 Demonstrate care of conscious and unconscious victim with partial and full airway obstruction. STANDARD 7: The student will identify medical/trauma patients by utilizing assessment skills then outline and provide appropriate treatment plans. 7.1 Identify age appropriate assessment and interview skills with demonstration of those skills. 7.2 Demonstrate head-to-toe assessment for medical patients. 7.3 Demonstrate head-to-toe assessment for trauma patients. Page 6 of 9

7 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations 7.4 Demonstrate accurate measurement of vital signs including pulse, respirations, blood pressure and skin condition. 7.5 Identify signs and symptoms and proper interventions for the following medical conditions: cardiac, diabetic, respiratory, abdominal, anaphylaxis, poisoning, overdose, environmental, behavioral, seizures, and cardiac arrest. 7.6 Identify signs and symptoms and proper interventions for the following trauma conditions: musculoskeletal, head, neck, spinal cord injuries, bleeding, soft tissue injuries, and shock. 7.7 Student will complete all National Registry Emergency Responder skill check-offs in a clinical or classroom setting. STANDARD 8: The students will identify patterns in emergency obstetric care and formulate plans of care. 8.1 Identify the structures of the reproductive system and explain their functions using correct terminology related to the birth process. 8.2 Organize, represent, and interpret the indications of an imminent delivery. 8.3 Identify the steps and equipment needed to prepare for delivery. 8.4 Identify the steps and formulate plans of care in the following processes: pre-delivery,delivery, and post-delivery care of the mother and the infant. Page 7 of 9

8 Correlation to: Emergency edical () Emergency edical TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations STANDARD 9: The students will demonstrate knowledge of special ES operations such as rescue, air medical, HAZAT and CI. 9.1 Discuss the roles of rescue, air medical, and HAZAT. 9.2 Describe criteria for a multiple casualty situation. STANDARD 10: The students will demonstrate proper communication and documentation principles, using verbal, written, and electronic mediums Identify and demonstrate the proper procedure for radio transmission in an emergency and non-emergency situation Apply components of effective communication to situations that involve other ES professionals, patients, family members, and other health care professionals Synthesize information received from patients and share that information verbally with family and other health care personnel while maintaining privacy and confidentiality Explain the importance of effective communication in the verbal report. Page 8 of 9

9 Correlation to: Emergency edical () TN Emergency edical edical Terminology edical athematics edical ES Operations Emergency edical 10.5 Create a medical and a trauma document from arrival on scene until transfer to health care facility utilizing documentation guidelines and appropriate medical terminology. Page 9 of 9

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