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EMT 292 - UMBC Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport

7 CR
This course is the nationally accepted University of Maryland-Baltimore County Critical Care Emergency Transport Program. This course is designed to prepare paramedics and nurses to function as members of a critical care transport team. Critical patients that must be transported between facilities require a different level of care from hospital or emergency field patients. Participants will gain an understanding of the special needs of critical patients during transport, become familiar with the purpose and mechanisms of hospital procedures and equipment, and develop the skills to maintain the stability of hospital equipment and procedures during transport. Topics include the critical care environment, breathing management, surgical airway management, hemodynamic management, cardiac management, pharmacological management, GI, GU and renal management, neurological management, complications of transport, and special considerations. This course is based on the updated 2011 curriculum as prescribed by the UMBC. It is highly recommended that students taking courses are currently licensed as a Paramedic or Registered Nurse, have BLS Provider, ACLS, ITLS/TNCC/PhTLS, PALS certifications and at least two years of field experience. Lab fee

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will understand the roles and responsibilities of a Critical Care Paramedic within an EMS system.
  2. Students will analyze patients suffering from a respiratory emergencies and make positive choices to help the patient.
  3. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the respiratory emergency patient.
  4. Students will analyze patients suffering from a traumatic emergencies and make positive choices to help the patient.
  5. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the traumatic patient.