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Vital Signs Educator Tools

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Episode 1: "Just Breathe"





21st Century Skill:
Leadership and Responsibility

Anchor Standard in Reading CCRA.R.7:
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats.

Mai Nguyen comes in with a severe asthma attack, the medical staff rushes to get her breathing steadily again. As Mai recovers, Brendan Yang, the medical secretary, uncovers that there has been an uptick in patients with similar symptoms from Mai’s neighborhood. With help from Brendan, the medical director traces the environmental factors that might be making people in the community ill. Meanwhile, it’s the first day for the clinic’s new medical assistant, Victoria Stubbs, but the clinic is short-staffed and the medical director is dealing with Mai’s crisis!

Vital Signs Episode 1

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