2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
    
    Mar 01, 2021  
2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 240 - Patients W/ Special Challenges


Class Hours 1
Lab Hours 2
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 2
Minimum State Prerequisites: Take All: EMS 122  and EMS 130 
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: None
Local Corequisites: None

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.

College Transfer: N/A



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