by Doc Molly

December 27, 2022

Module Content

24 Lessons

Car Accident

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Listen to an EMT respond at the scene of a car accident. When you are done, discover how much you understood by taking the quiz at the bottom of this page.

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Interpret as an EMT assesses the patient's mental status and asks for details regarding the accident.

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Members Only Breathing and Pain

Interpret as the EMT assesses the patient’s breathing and asks about pain.

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Members Only Assessing for Injury

Interpret as the EMT examines the patient for injury and tests the neurological function of her lower extremities.

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Members Only PMHx and Meds

Interpret as the EMT asks about the patient’s medical history, when she last ate, and if there is anyone they should contact. LEVEL – NTERMEDIATE.

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Members Only Questions for EMS

This lesson is based on a list of phrases and questions put together by one of our members, an ER provider named Laila Powers. ¡Muchas gracias a Laila! Special thanks to my Spanish teacher from Mexico, Gloria Becerril, who helped me translate and record all questions in this lesson.

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Practice questions for the patient involved in a car accident, as well as potential responses.

Wound Care

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Review Spanish for different types of superficial wounds and questions regarding the mechanism of injury. Since many injuries occur in the workplace, we will cover vocabulary for common tools at a construction site.

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Members Only Tetanus Prophylaxis

Practice discussing prophylaxis against tetanus in Spanish. When someone presents with a dirty wound, we must assess their tetanus immunization status and potentially give them both the vaccine and the immunoglobulin, or just the vaccine. This depends on whether they completed the 3-dose primary tetanus vaccination series and the time of their last vaccination.

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Practice vocabulary and phrases for suturing and wound care instructions.

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Learn to do the following in Spanish: 1) Evaluate for nerve and tendon damage. 2) Discuss evaluation and referral for foreign bodies in the wound.

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In this lesson, we will learn to do the following in Spanish: 1) Prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection. 2) Place a splint to protect the area of injury. 3) Tell the patient to wait for their discharge instructions before leaving.

Orthopedic Injuries

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In this lesson, we learn questions for a patient who injured their knee while skiing. LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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Obtain x-rays, examine the knee, and explain the diagnosis in Spanish. LEVEL - UPPER INTERMEDIATE

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In this lesson, we first review Spanish for the different structures that make up a knee joint. Then, we practice terminology and phrases for describing sprains, strains, and fractures. LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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In this lesson, we learn Spanish for the treatment of strains and sprains. LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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In this lesson, we learn Spanish for discussing the reduction of dislocations and fractures. LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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In this lesson, we explain the risks of closed fracture reduction in Spanish. LEVEL - UPPER INTERMEDIATE

Procedural Sedation

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This is the first of three lessons covering procedural sedation in Spanish. LEVEL - UPPER INTERMEDIATE

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This is the second of three lessons covering procedural sedation in Spanish. LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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This is the last of three lessons covering procedural sedation in Spanish. LEVEL - UPPER INTERMEDIATE

Grammar Lessons

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In this lesson, we explore verbs with the body and learn when to use the pronominal (reflexive) vs the non-pronominal form of the verb.

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Practice talking about bruises, cuts, ruptures, breaks, tears, and sprains. Use a verb, a noun, and an adjective to discuss these different types of injuries.

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Practice using related verbs, nouns, and adjectives to talk about scrapes, pinched nerves and tendons, swelling, dislocations, amputations, bites, and stings.

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