2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1520 - Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT

Prerequisite: Program Admission; Program Director Approval; EMSP 1110 , EMSP 1120 , EMSP 1130 , EMSP 1140 , EMSP 1150 , and EMSP 1160  
This course provides opportunities to apply fundamental knowledge of basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for the following: an acutely ill patient; a patient in shock, respiratory failure or arrest, cardiac failure or arrest, and post resuscitation management; and an acutely injured patient. In addition it provides a fundamental knowledge of growth, development, and aging and assessment findings to provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs. Topics include: Geriatrics; Patients with Special Challenges; Medical Overview; Neurology; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Endocrine Disorders; Cardiovascular; Toxicology; Respiratory; Hematology; Genitourinary/Renal; Shock and Resuscitation; Chest Trauma; Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma; Orthopedic Trauma; Head, Facial, Neck, and Spine Trauma: Nervous System Trauma; and Integration of Medical/Trauma Assessments. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab -2. Credit hours: 3 (F, Sp)