# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Emergency Medical Technician II Task 87055041

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the assessment and management of patients experiencing neurological emergencies.

Definition

Demonstration should include the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of emergencies such as
  • a decreased level of responsiveness
  • a seizure
  • status epilepticus
  • a possible transient ischemic attack (TIA) (i.e., stroke)
  • a severe headache.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the steps in treating a patient with a loss of consciousness?
  • What are the types of seizures and the treatments for each?
  • What are the differences between a TIA and cerebrovascular accident (CVA)?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Emergency Preparedness Events

 

CPR/First Aid

 

Emergency Medical Technician