2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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EMS 260 - Advanced Trauma Emergencies


CIS Course ID: S23922
Class Hours 1
Lab Hours 3
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 2
Minimum State Prerequisites: Take EMS 122  and EMS 130 
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 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.

College Transfer: N/A



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