Lab Analysis for EMS

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Description

Lab analysis for EMS provides an introduction into lab values for the EMT and paramedic. Understand basic labs will help guide the treatment of patients. We are seeing more point of care testing in the field and paramedics are at the helm of this push. Laboratory assessment and Point of Care (POC) Testing. Students will be prepared to discuss the following:  

  1. Review POC testing types currently available 
  2. Discuss the implications of testing. 
  3. Discuss general testing principles, accuracy, specificity, and predicted value  
  4. Review ions, anions, and fluid compartments 
  5. Discuss acid/ base balance and determines of change 
  6. Discuss ABG analysts and BMP in relation to patient condition 
  7. Explain blood typing, safety in blood administration and evidence-based guidelines for transfusion  
  8. Discuss CBC components individually 
  9. Discuss BMP components individually 
  10. Discuss PT/PTT/INR/Xa 
  11. Discuss Urinalysis
  12. Discuss CSF analysis

 

19-MEDN-F3-3033 1 CEU

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