Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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EMS 1354 - Trauma Management


Credits: 4
This course covers the management and treatment of traumatic injuries involving soft tissues, central nervous system, and musculoskeletal structures. It includes materials based upon, and is compatible with, the material contained in the Advanced Trauma Life Support of the American College of Surgeons and their pre-hospital protocol document, and the Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Program by the National Association of EMT’s. Shock or lack of cellular oxygen, its significance, and its management are covered in depth. The class covers body fluids, osmosis, and pathophysiology of shock, evaluation, and resuscitation. The current pre-hospital treatment of shock and trauma-related injuries is covered. Lecture 4 hours per week.



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