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Trauma Emergencies

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2014

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.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23922)

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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