2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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EMS 260 - Trauma Emergencies


Class Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 3 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: $11.25 Lab

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 multisystem 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.



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