2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 240 - Patients w/ Special Challenges


Class Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 2 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite: EMS 122  and EMS 130 
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in EMS program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $7.50 Lab

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.



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