Improve critical thinking skills on one of the most common calls in EMS… Chest Pain. With as many reasons for chest pain improving critical thinking and decision making skills is vitally important for continuing education.
There as many things that cause chest pain as there are diseases out there, so it is imperative that you challenge yourself in the critical thinking skills that are required to assess and treat a patient correctly.
Diagnosing chest pain and its origin is one of those elusive skills that can trip you up from time to time. Our teacher takes us through a patient scenario and the decision process is challenged.
What pearls of wisdom have you accumulated over the years that will help students in the patient neuro assessment?
The patient assessment is one of the most important parts of patient care. In this 3 part series we go over a number of the basics and a few of the concepts that help in the decision making process even for seasoned medics and EMT’s.