2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 07, 2023  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1150 - Shock and Trauma for the EMT


Prerequisite: Program Admission
This course is designed to prepare the EMT student to apply pre-hospital emergency care to patients who have sustained injuries resulting from various mechanisms of injury including: Abdominal and Genitourinary trauma; Orthopedic trauma; Soft Tissue trauma; Head, Facial, Neck, and Spine Trauma and Nervous System trauma. Special considerations in trauma related injuries will be presented including the physiology of shock as well as multi-system trauma and environmental emergencies. Topics include: Shock and Resuscitation; Trauma Overview; Bleeding; Chest Trauma; Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma; Orthopedic Trauma; Soft Tissue Trauma; Head, Facial, Neck, and Spine Trauma; Nervous System Trauma; Special Considerations in Trauma; Environmental Emergencies; and Multi-System Trauma. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab -2. Credit hours: 3 (F, Sp)