NCD for Pneumothorax
The Advanced/Paramedic task of Needle Chest Decompression is fully illustrated using 3D graphics and the critical skills are tested using interactive exercises. This Needle Chest Decompression lesson includes: verifying the presence of tension pneumothorax, identifying where and how to insert the needle, and performing the chest decompression procedure.
Medrills, presented by Archie MD, provides compelling training material for preventive and general medical tasks such as obtaining IV access, performing CPR, or using an AED. The app is dedicated to an individual medical task and includes:
1. An instructional animation providing a deep understanding of the medical task.
2. Training with interactive exercises which enable practicing the task to prepare for assessment.
3. Testing section to evaluate the user’s knowledge and skill of a task.
4. Receive CAPCE course credit hours for mastering the test.
You can now purchase the Testing Mode, which gives you the capability of receiving Continuing Education Hours (CEH)/ Continuing Education Units (CEU)/ Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits after successfully completing the application by scoring an 85% or higher in the testing mode. These hours are approved by CAPCE, the national accrediting body for EMS continuing education courses and course providers.
In the Testing and Certification mode, Paramedics will receive 2.0 Advanced Continuing Education Hours, certified by CAPCE.