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EMST2271 – Prehospital Trauma Life Support pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: This course is designed to prepare the emergency medical services provider with an organized approach to providing care to a trauma patient. This course is designed to give the student the knowledge to obtain the best possible patient outcome in a traumatic emergency. This course uses the latest methods provided by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technologists in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Integrate a complex depth and comprehensive breadth of knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of all human body systems.
  2. Integrate comprehensive knowledge of the pathophysiology of human body systems.
  3. Integrate knowledge of pharmacology to formulate a field treatment plan to mitigate emergencies and improve the overall health of the patient.
  4. Develop a treatment plan to maintain a patient's airway and adequate ventilation and respiration, integrating patient assessment findings, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.
  5. Formulate a field impression, differential diagnosis and treatment plan integrating scene and patient assessment, pathophysiology and epidemiology.
  6. Formulate a field impression, treatment and disposition plan for acutely injured patients integrating epidemiology and pathophysiology.
  7. Integrate comprehensive knowledge of causes and pathophysiology into the management of cardiac arrest and peri-arrest states.
  8. Integrate assessment findings, pathophysiology and psychosocial needs to formulate a field impression, treatment and disposition plan for a patient with special needs.
MnTC goal areas: None

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