Trauma Management for the Prehospital Professional

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

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

3 hours of lecture per week