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Chapter 1

Rapid sequence intubation

Intubate like a pro. This chapter will teach you how to secure the airway of your patient using either direct or video laryngoscopy and optimize post-intubation conditions.
10 lessons
23m
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Chapter 2

Cardioversion and defibrillation

Cardioversion and defibrillation got you shaking? Learn the differences between them, their indications, tools to use, and how to shock someone back to life in this chapter.
6 lessons
12m
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Chapter 3

Transcutaneous pacing

Use transcutaneous pacing (TCP) to treat symptomatic bradycardias. Here, you’ll cover indications for TCP, medications that boost tolerability, and how to use external pacer pads.
4 lessons
7m
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Chapter 4

Transvenous pacing

In this chapter, you’ll learn to recognize when transvenous pacing (TVP) is required, how to float a transvenous pacer, and how to diagnose and fix TVP complications.
5 lessons
12m
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Chapter 5

Vertigo maneuvers

What’s causing your patient’s vertigo? Here, you’ll cover common causes, when and how to perform Dix-Hallpike and Epley maneuvers, and how to fix benign positional vertigo.
5 lessons
19m
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Chapter 7

Chest tubes

When are chest tubes necessary? In this chapter, you’ll find out when they’re useful, how to quickly treat a pneumothorax, and how to place chest tubes and pigtail catheters.
9 lessons
20m
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Chapter 8

Lumbar puncture

Here, you’ll learn how to perform a lumbar puncture to diagnose a brain bleed or infection, how to optimize patient positioning prior to the procedure, and master manometry.
6 lessons
16m
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Chapter 9

Peripheral IV access

Wrap up this emergency procedures course by learning how to place a peripheral IV and draw blood when required.
4 lessons
9m
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Siamak Moayedi, MD
Associate Professor and Director of Medical Student Education, University of Maryland and Course Director, Essential and Critical Procedures, Emergency Medicine.
University of Maryland
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