EMS 247 : Paramedic Special Populations
This course relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the formulation of field impressions and implementation of treatment plans for specific medical conditions. Content areas include: endocrinology, allergies and anaphylaxis, behavioral/ psychiatric conditions, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, and geriatrics. In the clinical setting, theory and skills are applied to a variety of medical situations across the life span of the patient, with a focus on communication with and management of cardiac, acute care, psychiatric/ behavioral, obstetrical, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and acute interventions for chronic care patients, and patients with special challenges.
Theory Contact Hours: 1
Skills Laboratory/Clinical Practice Contact Hours: 2
EMS 240, EMS 241, EMS 242, EMS 243, EMS 244
EMS 245, EMS 246 and EMS 248
Program: Emergency Medical Services