Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

EMT 295 - UMBC Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Transport Course

4.25 CR
This intensive one-week course is designed to prepare experienced paramedics, nurses, and respiratory therapists to function as members of a pediatric and neonatal critical care support team. This course is based on the nationally accepted University of Maryland-Baltimore County course in pediatric/neonatal care. 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. In addition, this course may serve as a springboard for those institutions looking to expand into pediatric critical care.

Additional Information: Two years documented experience in critical care environment.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of a Pediatric Critical Care Paramedic within an EMS system.
  2. Students will analyze patients suffering from 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 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.