Skip to content
View all Respiratory Courses

Respiratory Courses

Responding to Patients in an Emergency Part 2 (Online)

This interactive, narrated, self-paced online course focuses on how to handle emergencies in the home setting. Each scenario was filmed in PHS’s Simulation Lab and allows the learner to respond to questions to determine the best course of action. Scenarios include:  

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bradycardia with Vagus Nerve / Cardiac Collapse (six month-old trached patient) 
  • Rapid Cardiac Collapse
  • Dysautonomia

0.5 contact hours will be awarded to online class participants.

Criteria for successful completion to receive 0.5 contact hour: 
  • Completion of all course modules 
  • Completion of Attestation of Learning
  • Completion and submission of evaluation form

There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control the content of this activity. 

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). Activity Number 2020-0000001818, Expiration Date: 1/26/2024.

Objectives: Upon completion of this training program, the participant will be able to 

  1. Identify normal and abnormal assessment findings during an emergency.  

  1. Discuss the importance of using critical thinking skills to determine the best course of action during an emergency. 

  1. Discuss emergency interventions and protocols and when they might be utilized. 

  1. Identify emergency equipment needed in the home setting and discuss proper use.  

  1. Describe how to identify available resources in the home and implement them appropriately when needed. 

  1. Identify when EMS should be notified to transport patient. 

Course Authors: Jean Stumpf, BSN, CRNI and Alison Flemke, RN, BSN, PHN

For best learner experience, we recommend viewing this course on any desktop or laptop computer. The course may not display well when taken with an iPad, some mobile phones, or an Android tablet.

If you are experiencing technical difficulty or have questions about your online course, please email We will respond to your email within one business day. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central/Standard time.  

Price: $10