Lesson Plan for The Patient is Loaded for Transport-Now What?

Time: 4 hrs.

Teaching Format: Lecture and Discussion

Brief Description: This 4-hour workshop is designed to help participants prepare their students for what to do, say, and act after providing care at the scene and loading the patient for transportation.  We will look at hard skills such as reassessment, and soft skills such as therapeutic communications.  The class format will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and role playing.  Useful handouts will also be provided.

CE Credits: 4 Instructional Technique

Objectives:  After this session the participant will be able to:

  1. Implement the methods to reinforce teaching and practicing of the Secondary and Reassessment skills.
  2. Practice teaching therapeutic communications with a focused effort to improve the student’s listening skills.
  3. Provide specific guidelines to teach Generational Awareness with useful handouts provided.
  4. Instruct students how to know when to intervene and when to appropriately withhold unnecessary interventions.
  5. Instruct students how and when to educate patients on what to expect next after the transport is completed.


Lesson Outline                                                                                                           

I.          Introduction


II.        Secondary Assessment/Reassessment Techniques

  1. Principles
  2. Practice

10 Minute Break

III.       Therapeutic Communications

  1. Principles
  2. Listening Techniques
  3. Practice

10 Minute Break

IV.       Generational Awareness

  1. Understanding the handouts
  2. Using this information

V.        When to and not to Intervene

  1. Principles
  2. Practical exercise

10 Minute Break

VI.       Educating the Patient on What is Next

  1. When to perform this
  2. How to perform this

Summary/Question and Answer