Patients with Special Challenges


EMS-240

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.

  • Prerequisite:
    EMS-122 and EMS-130
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours 1
Lab Hours 2
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 2
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