Oct 29, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 1502 - Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies

5 credit(s)


The Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies is one of two lecture courses which includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients.  This course includes the following topics: obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric emergencies, geriatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, patients with special challenges, EMS operations, trauma and shock.  Trauma and shock will include the following toics:  bleeding, soft tissue injuries, head and spine injuries, face and neck injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and genitourinary injuries, and orthopedic injuries.  The outcomes presented in EMSA 1501 and EMSA 1502 may be taught in a coterminous format or in a two-semester format.  Contact/lab/clinical hours: 75 (Prerequisite/Corequisite(s) EMSA 1501, EMSA 1202, EMSA 1112.) F,S



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