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EMS 476 - Trauma

Credits: 7
Lecture Hours: 5
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 7
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers Module IV of the DOT National Standard Curriculum for EMT Paramedics. Students will predict the likelihood of injuries to the trauma patient based on mechanism of injury. Skills and management of soft tissue and burn injuries, as well as head, neck, chest and abdominal injuries, are included. The lab component includes assessment and management of the patient with shock, hemorrhage, and spinal cord and musculoskeletal injury using the Paramedic skills checklist.
Prerequisite: EMS 473 



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