Sep 26, 2020  
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EMS 235 - Paramedic Trauma Emergencies


4 Credit Hour(s) • 112.5 Contact Hours (67.5 Lecture/Lab Combination, 45 Practicum)
Note: Must have faculty consent to enroll
Expands on the paramedic student’s knowledge of trauma emergencies with the integration of assessment findings in formulating a field impression and implementing a treatment plan for an acutely injured patient. The course will provide an in-depth evaluation of trauma to include: categorization of trauma patients, incidence of trauma, trauma systems, types of injury, trauma assessment, documentation in trauma, trauma scoring scales, trauma center designations, and transfer of patients.



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