Videos of common skills

 

Welcome to our growing library of EMT and Paramedic skills videos, demonstrated by our own instructors!

A quick tutorial on why and how we insert an oropharyngeal airway.

Posted by UCLA Center for Prehospital Care on Friday, June 16, 2017

Insert an OPA

For EMTs and paramedics, an oropharyngeal airway, or OPA, is one of our basic tools to maintain a patent airway.

Ricky Battle walks us through the critical points of applying a tourniquet to address uncontrolled bleeding.

Posted by UCLA Center for Prehospital Care on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Apply a tourniquet

If direct pressure doesn't stop the bleeding, a tourniquet may be required.

Jesse walks us through withdrawing medication from a vial the easy way in this short clip.

Posted by UCLA Center for Prehospital Care on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Withdraw from a vial

Jesse walks us through withdrawing medication from a vial, with a quick tip to make it easier.

Join our instructor Lindsey Simpson for a quick refresher on administering nasal Narcan!

Posted by UCLA Center for Prehospital Care on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Administer nasal naloxone

As more agencies approve nasal naloxone, Lindsey Simpson demonstrates how to administer it.


Learn to sling & swath an injured arm the UCLA way with our own Anna Marie Cruz and volunteer patient Ian Sharp!

Posted by UCLA Center for Prehospital Care on Thursday, November 9, 2017

Sling & Swath

Learn to sling & swath an injured arm the UCLA way with our own Anna Marie Cruz and volunteer patient Ian Sharp!