LSU Health New Orleans

Departments & Centers | Contact | Donate

Administration Basic Sciences Clinical Sciences Centers of Excellence
Graduate     Undergraduate     CME     OMERAD     Learning Center     AHEC        
Administration Basic Sciences Clinical Sciences Centers of Excellence

Office of Medical Education
2020 Gravier Street
Suite 602
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-4006
Fax: 504-599-1453



CSI 102 – Skills Lab # 4

Emergency Assessment

OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES At the end of this lab, students will be able to:


  • Demonstrate and review vital signs abnormalities in temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressusre.
  • Demonstrate the ability to generate differential diagnosis from altered vital signs and patient presentation/symptoms.
  • Recognize patterns of vital sign abnormalities - stable, guarded and unstable. 


Read and review all of the previous skills lab notes referencing basic life support, vital signs and cardiac monitoring prior to the session.  Also, review the PowerPoint presentation on Skills Lab 4, which may be printed out as a handout.  Take the on-line pre-test, then print and bring to scheduled lab session. 


Also, there will be a group practical quiz and case discussion with this skills lab session.


EQUIPMENT: Stethoscope
DRESS: Comfortable clothes


Return to previous page