Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 235 - Paramedic Pediatric Advance Life Support

2 CR
This course is designed to provide the Paramedic student with the skills and knowledge to handle pediatric emergencies in the pre-hospital setting. Pediatric patients are not treated as young adults. They are a distinct population with different responses to injuries than adults. Lab Fee

Additional Information: Department approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will understand the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic within an EMS system.
  2. Students will analyze pediatric patients suffering from a medical emergency and make positive choices to help the patient.
  3. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the pediatric emergency patient.
  4. Students will analyze pediatric patients suffering from a traumatic emergency and make positive choices to help the patient.
  5. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the traumatic pediatric patient.