||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.
- Integrate a complex depth and comprehensive breadth of knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of all human body systems.
- Integrate comprehensive knowledge of the pathophysiology of human body systems.
- Integrate knowledge of pharmacology to formulate a field treatment plan to mitigate emergencies and improve the overall health of the patient.
- Develop a treatment plan to maintain a patient's airway and adequate ventilation and respiration, integrating patient assessment findings, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.
- Formulate a field impression, differential diagnosis and treatment plan integrating scene and patient assessment, pathophysiology and epidemiology.
- Formulate a field impression, treatment and disposition plan for acutely injured patients integrating epidemiology and pathophysiology.
- Integrate comprehensive knowledge of causes and pathophysiology into the management of cardiac arrest and peri-arrest states.
- Integrate assessment findings, pathophysiology and psychosocial needs to formulate a field impression, treatment and disposition plan for a patient with special needs.
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