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

EMSP 2330 - Therapeutic Modalities of Trauma Care


Prerequisite: Program Admission; EMSP 2140 , EMSP 2310 , EMSP 2320 , EMSP 2520 , EMSP 2530 , EMSP 2540 , and EMSP 2550 
This course will enable the student to integrate a comprehensive knowledge of causes and pathophysiology into the management of traumatic: cardiac arrest and peri-arrest states; shock, respiratory failure or arrest with an emphasis on early intervention to prevent arrest. This course will also include integrating assessment findings with principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression to implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for an acutely injured patient. During this course, the student will complete a nationally recognized pre-hospital trauma course (i.e. PHTLS, ITLS, ATT, etc.). Topics include: Shock and Trauma 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; Multi-System Trauma; and Assessment of Trauma Emergencies. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 2. Credit hours: 4 (Su)