Special Considerations for the Prehospital Professional

Course Number: 
EMS 1340
Semester: 
Summer
Subject: 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Credits 
1.00

During this highly interactive course, the student explores challenges when dealing with geriatric, bariatric, and disabled clients. The course presents normal differences based on age, size, and underlying medical problems and the student is challenged to think critically about providing the best care possible. Topics also include technology-dependent patients and the logistics of emergency calls versus transfers.

1 hour of lecture per week