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Courses matching EMS 260

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
EMS 260Advanced Trauma Emergencies1.
Prerequisites: (EMS-120, EMS-121, EMS-130, and EMS-131) or (EMS-120, EMS-122, EMS-130, and EMS-131)
Corequisites: None
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 hemorrhage control, shock, burns, and trauma to head, spine, soft tissue, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal areas with case presentations utilized for special problems situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient impressions and should meet requirements of BTLS or PHTLS courses.
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