2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1150 - Shock and Trauma for the EMT


Prerequisite: ALHS 1011  and ALHS 1090  or BIOL 2113  and BIOL 2113L  and BIOL 2114  and BIOL 2114L , ENGL 1010  or ENGL 1101 , MATH 1012  or MATH 1111  or MATH 1103  and PSYC 1010  or PSYC 1101  
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)