Aug 12, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 260 - Trauma Emergencies


Class Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 2

This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care.

Prerequisites: EMS 122 , EMS 130 . Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (SU)



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