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Paramedic Medical and Trauma Emergencies I (EMST 211)

Credit Course

5 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Provides the student an overview of the assessment, treatment and management of a variety of common medical and trauma emergencies including respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, pediatric, geriatric, and environmental emergencies. The mechanisms and prehospital management of a variety of traumatic emergencies involving the head, neck and spine, thorax and abdominal cavities, and burns and shock are discussed. Students are introduced to basic 3-lead electrocardiography acquisition and interpretation. Course offered once a year (spring).

Prerequisite(s): EMST 240.