September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EM 201 - Medical Patient Management II

This course relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the formulation of field impressions and implementation of treatment plans for specific medical conditions. Content areas include endocrinology, allergies and anaphylaxis, behavioral and psychiatric conditions, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, and geriatrics. In the clinical setting, theory and skills are applied to a variety of medical situations across the life span of the patient, focusing on communication with and management of cardiac, acute care, psychiatric, behavioral, obstetrical, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and acute interventions for chronic-care patients and patients with special challenges. Upon course completion, students will have demonstrated competency in those respective components of the National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Paramedic. Semester Credit Hours 6.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 240.00 Prerequisite: EM 192 Paramedic Operations EM 193 Patient Assessment and Management  and EM 195 Advanced Trauma Management . Corequisite: None.