2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Nov 30, 2022  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 260 - Advanced Trauma Emergencies

Class Hours 1
Lab Hours 3
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 2
Minimum State Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: EMS-120, EMS-121, EMS 130 , and EMS 131  Set 2: EMS-120, EMS 122 , EMS 130 , and EMS 131 
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: None
Local Corequisites: None

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 hemorrhage control, shock, burns, and trauma to head, spine, soft tissue, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal areas with case presentations utilized for special problems situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient impressions and should meet requirements of BTLS or PHTLS courses.

College Transfer: N/A

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