Trauma Management for the Prehospital Professional

Course Number: 
EMS 1320
Semester: 
Summer
Subject: 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Credits 
3.00

This course guides the student through the skills and knowledge needed to assess and manage a patient with traumatic injuries and shock. Topics include trauma systems; hemorrhage and shock; special considerations; and the following types of trauma: blunt force; penetrating; soft-tissue; burn; orthopedic; thoracic; abdominal; head, face, neck, and spinal; nervous system; and environmental.

3 hours of lecture per week