Neurological Emergencies Pt. 2

Neurological Emergencies 2

Information Covered:

  1. Overview of neurological conditions
    1. Epidemiology,
    2. Pathophysiology
  2. Central Nervous System
    1. Brain
    2. Spinal cord
    3. Autonomic and peripheral nervous systems
  3. Neurological assessment- normal and abnormal findings
    1. General Appearance
    2. Speech
    3. Skin
    4. Posture/Gait
    5. Mental Status
    6. Mood, thought, perception, judgment, memory and attention
    7. Cranial nerve assessment
    8. Glasgow coma scale
  4. General management considerations
    1. Airway, ventilation, respiration, circulation
    2. Emotional support
    3. Transport decisions
    4. Demyelinating Neurological Disorders
    5. Parkinson’s disease
    6. Cranial nerve disorders
    7. Movement disorders-- dystonia
    8. Neurological infections/inflammation
    9. Spinal Cord Compression
    10. Hydrocephalus

 

Content Creator: Joyce Lockwood

CAPCE Course Number: 17-EMTP-F3-1304

Total CE Hours: 1

Level: Advanced

EMT-CE uses the NEMSES guidelines as the foundation for every course outline.