EMS 246: Paramedic Trauma Management

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 3
Clinical Credits

This course relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the formulation of field impressions and implementation of treatment plans for trauma patients. Content areas include the pathophysiology, assessment, and management of trauma as related to: trauma systems; mechanisms of injury; hemorrhage and shock; soft tissue injuries; bums; and head, facial, spinal, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal trauma.