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EMST1040 – Special Populations pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: Students in this course will explore labor, delivery, and postpartum and newborn care in the prehospital setting. Students will learn to care for patients who are at different developmental stages, from different cultural backgrounds and experiencing mental health issues, and also how to both safely care for and transport bariatric patients.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate techniques to assess labor and participate in delivery.
  2. Demonstrate techniques for postpartum and newborn care.
  3. Perform pediatric physical assessment, differentiating pediatric assessment techniques from adult techniques.
  4. Demonstrate geriatric assessment.
  5. Maintain safety for patients and providers while performing assessment, treatment and transport of bariatric patients.
  6. Demostrate cultural competence while working with patients from diverse backgrounds.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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