Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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EMER 1213 - Management of the Trauma Patient

Credit Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): EMER 1111 - Basic EKG Interpretation ; EMER 1112 - Clinical  
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): EMER 1134 - Clinical Practicum I  or EMER 1244 - Clinical Practicum II ; EMER 1114 - Foundations of Emergency Medical Sciences ; EMER 1222 - Acute Cardiac Care ; EMER 1234 - Pathophysiology for EMS Providers .
This course includes the advanced management of the trauma systems, mechanism of injury, pathophysiology, management, and treatment of traumatic injuries including hemorrhage, burns, thoracic trauma, soft tissue injury, head injury, spinal injury, abdominal injury, and musculoskeletal injury in clients across the lifespan. Includes certification in Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Pediatric Education for the Pre-hospital Providers (PEPP), and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certifications. Students will utilize the simulations lab to enhance their clinical understanding and basic diagnostic skills. Offered in the spring only. A grade of “C” or better is required for passing.



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