Recognize emergencies and distinguish between emergency and non-emergency situations. It gives the student the knowledge and theory for appropriate response to office/clinic emergencies. Includes instruction in emergency response guidelines, documentation and emergency recordkeeping, recognizing victims of abuse and neglect, sudden illness, cardiac emergencies, CPR, psychological issues related to emergency response and burnout. Prerequisite: Admission to the Medical Assisting program. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.