Oct 19, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog Archived 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog Archived [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS-240 Patients With Special Challenges

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges. Semester Offered: Summer

Class Hours: 1.00 Lab Hours: 2.00

Credit Hours: 2.00
Requisites:
Take All: EMS 122  and EMS 130  (Required, Previous). | Take EMS 221  1; (Required, Previous or concurrent).
This course is part of this/these program(s) of study:
  • Emergency Medical Science: Associate in Applied Science Degree Program
  • Emergency Medical Science (Bridging Option): Associate in Applied Science Degree Program



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