MODULE 4: How to Plan for Medical Emergencies

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Additional Resources

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End-of-life Decisions Honoring The Wishes Of A Person With Alzheimer’s Disease

This pdf have step by step information to help you plan for end-of-life care for people with Alzheimer.

Home First Aid Kit

This is a PDF that has a list of items for your home First Aid kit.

FLORIDA Advance Directive Planning for Important Health Care Decisions

This is a pdf document that has information about Florida advance directive.

About the National POLST Paradigm

This PDF explains more about the National POLST Paradigm for end-of-life care

LINKS

AARP End-of-Life care

This website is to AAPR end-of-life care conversation tips.

POLST Paradigm Fundamentals

This website will help provide you with more information about the POLST paradigm

NIH Understanding Healthcare Decision at the End of Life

This website from the National Institute of Health has information about end-of-life care

AARP Beginning the Conversation About the End of Life

This AARP website has many resource about end-of-life care

Caringinfo Download Your State’s Advance Directives

This website has links to help you download your state’s specific advance directives

Caringinfo Advance Care Planning

This website has a list of categories about end-of-life care planning

Aging with Dignity: Five Wishes

Five Wishes is recognized program that will help you plan for end-of-life care.

The Way We Die Now by Seamus O’Mahony review – a doctor’s view

This is a book that talks about death and dying from a doctor’s viewpoint.

Empath health End-of-Life planning toolkit

This website will help guide you on how to plan for your end-of-life care.

Advance Directive

More information about advance directive

Red Cross CPR Classes

This website will give you info on how to register for CPR classes

The Stroke Association

This website is from the American Stroke Association. It contains more information about stroke.

CDC stroke

This is a website created by the CDC to provide more information about stroke.

American Heart Association Heart Attack Warning Signs

This is a short video on the signs of a heart attack

Heart Attack

This website have more information about heart attack

Emergency Care For You

This website has a lot of information about emergency care. It’s affiliated with the American College of Emergency Physician.

VIDEO

POLST: Doing It Better

This video is an educational tool for health care professionals describing POLST, who the intended audience is, best practices, and a review of some common misconceptions.

What Are Advance Directives?

See a description of 4 advance directives which are important to have as one ages.

What Happens during Anaphylaxis Medical Course

This video will show you what happen during anaphylaxis.

How to Use Your Epinephrine Auto-Injector

This video shows patients how to use an epinephrine auto-injector. Epinephrine is used to reverse the effects of severe allergic reactions.

How to Give the Heimlich Maneuver to Adults

This video shows you how to give the heimlich maneuver to an adult

Learn Hands-Only CPR from the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Howcast have teamed up to teach you how to perform the potentially life-saving hands-only CPR technique.

In Case of Emergency Contact

This video will talk to you about creating ICE contact.

Treat Stroke F.A.S.T.

This video will show you how to recognize stroke with the word FAST.

Prince Quire’s Stroke Story

Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. One of those people was Prince Quire, who is African American.

Ted-Ed What happens during a heart attacks

This is an informative video about how a heart attack occurs

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