May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EM 195 - Advanced Trauma Management

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, burns, and head, facial, spinal, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal trauma. Theory and skills are applied to a variety of patient situations in the clinical setting with a focus on patient assessment, trauma management, advanced airway management, IV/IO initiation, and medication administration. 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 Contact Hours: 15/0/225/240 Prerequisite: EM 191 Paramedic Preparation  and EM 194 Paramedic General Pharmacology . Corequisite: None.