2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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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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