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

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EMS-260 Trauma Emergencies

This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care. Semester Offered: Fall

Class Hours: 1.00 Lab Hours: 3.00

Credit Hours: 2.00
Requisites:
Take All: EMS 122  and EMS 130  (Required, Previous). | Take EMS 231  ; (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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