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Trauma and Medical Emergencies I
TRAUMA
CLASS CODE: PARA 274 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Prehospital Trauma Life Support provider preparation, kinematics and trauma, assessment and management, introduction to medical emergencies, pediatric and geriatric.
DESCRIPTION: Prehospital Trauma Life Support provider preparation, kinematics and trauma, assessment and management, introduction to medical emergencies, pediatric and geriatric.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: To provide training for the paramedic in assessment and management of the trauma patient and to prepare the student to take the Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Examination.
REQUIREMENTS: Three lecture hours per week.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent registration in PARA 260. Permission only.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002