Course Descriptions

EMS 171 - Critical Trauma Care

This course contains practical and lecture material showing state-of-the-art assessment and treatment techniques for multiple system trauma victims. The course exposes the EMT to patient priority assessment and management concepts that are needed for successful outcomes for victims of life threatening trauma. Topics include rapid extrication, kinetics of trauma, expanded primary survey, the Golden Hour, and trauma centers. Thirteen and one-half instruction hours, four and one-half laboratory hours. Must be an EMT.

1 Credit

Course Offered Spring only

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Fall Semester 2016
Summer Session 2016