2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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EMS 171B - Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Credits: 1
Instructs in the assessment and management of the critical trauma patient according to national PHTLS format. Course is ALS in format but may be suitable for very experienced Intermediate level providers. Class is offered in seminar format over two days.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss and apply current Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) standards for advanced trauma care.
  2. Discuss and apply current therapeutic modalities as they apply to trauma patients.
  3. Recognize and appropriately treat patients according to PHTLS standards.
  4. Work in a team atmosphere and function as a team leader when called upon.
  5. Project a positive and professional demeanor while in the classroom and laboratory setting.

Prerequisite: EMS Program Director approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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