Therapeutic Modalities of Trauma Care EMSP 2330

Prerequisites: EMSP 2110, EMSP 2120, EMSP 2130, EMSP 2140, EMSP 2310, EMSP 2510, EMSP 2520, EMSP 2530, EMSP 2540, EMSP 2550, EMSP 2560, EMSP 2570
Corequisites: EMSP 2320, EMSP 2340, EMSP 2710, EMSP 2720, EMSP 2330

4 Credits

This course will enable the student to integrate a comprehensive knowledge of causes and pathophysiology into the management of traumatic: cardiac arrest and peri-arrest states; shock, respiratory failure or arrest with an emphasis on early intervention to prevent arrest. This course will also include integrating assessment findings with principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression to implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for an acutely injured patient. During this course, the student will complete a nationally recognized pre-hospital trauma course (i.e. PHTLS, ITLS, ATT, etc.). Topics include: Shock and Trauma Resuscitation; Trauma Overview; Bleeding; Chest Trauma; Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma; Orthopedic Trauma; Soft Tissue Trauma; Head, Facial, Neck, and Spine Trauma; Nervous System Trauma; Special Considerations in Trauma; Environmental Emergencies; Multi-System Trauma; and Assessment of Trauma Emergencies.

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