Jun 04, 2020  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMTP 260 - Paramedic Prehospital Care II


6 hrs (Sem II)
This course continues assessment and management of the cardiac patient including Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). The student will apply principles of assessment and emergency management of trauma related injuries including hemorrhage, shock, and burns. The Prehospital Trauma Life Support course is presented. Principles of assessment and emergency management of the medical patient including endocrinology, hematology, neurology, urology, toxicology, gynecology, obstetrics, and neonatology are covered. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) are two sub courses that increase preparation of the Paramedic to handle pediatric emergencies. 5 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in EMTP 160 . Corequisite(s): EMTP 265 .