Life Span Emergencies

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS
270
2
3
0
3
Prerequisite:

EMS 120 and EMS 130

Corequisite:

None

This course covers medical/ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death required for paramedic certification. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies.