EMS 246 : Paramedic Trauma Management

This course relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the formulation of field impressions and implementation of treatment plans for trauma patients. Content areas include the pathophysiology, assessment, and management of trauma as related to: trauma systems; mechanisms of injury; hemorrhage and shock; soft tissue injuries; burns; and head, facial, spinal, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal trauma.

Prerequisites

EMS 240, EMS 241, EMS 243 and EMS 244

Corequisites

EMS 245, EMS 247 and EMS 248

Overview

Program

Credits

3