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    Nov 14, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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EMS 240 Patients W/ Special Challenges (2 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take All: EMS 122  and EMS 130  
Corequisites: None
This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges.



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