Trauma Emergencies


EMS-260

This course provides an 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 on patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care.

  • Prerequisite:
    EMS-122 and EMS-130
  • Corequisite:
    EMS-231
Class Hours 1
Lab Hours 3
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 2
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