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EMS 480 - Special Considerations

Credits: 6
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 23
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers Modules V & VI of the DOT National Standard Curriculum for EMT Paramedics. Assessment and management of specific age groups-including neonatal, pediatric and gerontologic patients-is identified. Chronically ill patients-those who have been victims of abuse and culturally diverse patients-are addressed. The lab component will be the assessment and management of special situations, including resuscitation of infants and children. Students will assume the role of team leader while managing common medical emergencies. Paramedic skills checklists will be used to assist in completion of the course.
Prerequisite: EMS 476 



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