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Special Needs Patients

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS 240 1 2 0 2

EMS 120, EMS 121 or EMS 122, EMS 130, and EMS 131


EMS 241


This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of dealing with special needs patients and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include behavioral emergencies, abuse, assault, challenged patients, personal well-being, home care, and psychotherapeutic pharmacology. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage frequently encountered special needs patients.

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