This course facilitates Paramedic access to the training video for handoff while using a mechanical CPR device to the Emergency Department.

By the end of this lesson the learner should be able to:
1. Patch effectively to the Base Hospital Physicians
2. Identify situations that require patching
3. Follow ALS/BLS PCS and RPPEO medical directives when patching

This course will deliver the fundamental concepts required for the pre-hospital provider to acquire and interpret an ECG.

This course will provide a brief overview of patient management with a patient that has a Left Ventricular Assist Device. There are many devices on the market, however this course will focus on the Thoratec HeartMate II unit installed by The Ottawa Heart Institute.

By the end of this lesson the learner should be able to:
1. Identify the indications for use of the SET Protocol
2. Understand the implications of not using this method
3. Apply this method of securing an airway adjunct