2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 144 - Prehospital Trauma Life Support

1.5 CR
This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for patients in emergency trauma situations. The course is based on the current National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians’ Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) curriculum.

Additional Information: Department approval required.
Recommend Concurrent: EMT 142  
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Relate and perform emergency trauma care as PHTLS providers would give emergency medical care.
  2. Formulate and integrate emergency trauma care as a PHTLS provider would.
  3. Communicate and behave with traumatic patients needing emergency medical care as a PHTLS provider.
  4. Synthesize information to formulate competent emergency trauma care as a PHTLS provider.