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Paramedic Trauma

Course Number: 10-531-920
Credits: 3
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Description: 10-531-920 PARAMEDIC TRAUMA ...this course teaches the paramedic student to integrate assessment findings with principles of anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for an acutely injured patient. (Corequisites: all 10-531-XXX courses in current semester)
Total Credits: 3

Course Competencies

  1. Examine general principles of trauma.
  2. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with chest trauma.
  3. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with abdominal or genitourinary trauma.
  4. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with orthopedic trauma.
  5. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with soft tissue trauma.
  6. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with head, facial, neck, or spinal trauma.
  7. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with nervous system trauma.
  8. Analyze the pathophysiology, assessment considerations, morbidity/mortality, and management of a patient with an environmental emergency.
  9. Explain multi-system trauma.
  10. Demonstrate trauma management skills and procedures.

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.