2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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EMS 185B - Advanced Trauma Care


Credits: 3
Description
Instructs in the recognition and management of traumatic emergencies, to include hemorrhage, shock, traumatic brain injuries, burns, environmental emergencies, multisystem trauma, crime scene awareness, terrorism and hazmat operations.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the nature of trauma, the concept of trauma care systems, the role of the paramedic in trauma care.
  2. Describe the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the body systems as they relate to shock.
  3. Demonstrate the assessment and management of patients suffering from various degrees of burns, head and facial trauma, and trauma to the chest or abdomen.
  4. Present in detail a report outlining a substance that is commonly abused and the medical and social implications of its use.
  5. Identify potential hazardous materials situations and state the purpose of creating control zones.

Prerequisite: EMS 129B  and EMS 130B  and EMS 165B  all with a grade of C or higher
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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