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    May 26, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog
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EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies (2 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take All: EMS 122  and EMS 130  
Corequisites: None
This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care.



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