Aug 11, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 240 - Patients W/ Special Challenges


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

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges.

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



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