Author:
Michelle Brennan
Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Colorado Community Colleges Online
Provider Set:
Pueblo Community College
Tags:
EMT/Parademic, Health Sciences
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English

EMS Paramedic Trauma Emergencies

Overview

Content Description: Expands on the paramedic student’s knowledge of trauma emergencies with the integration of assessment findings in formulating a field impression and implementing a treatment plan for an acutely injured patient. The course will provide an in depth evaluation of trauma to include:  categorization of trauma patients, incidence of trauma, trauma systems, types of injury, trauma assessment, documentation in trauma, trauma scoring scales, trauma center designations, and transfer of patients.

 

Content Attribution: This content was originally contributed to Skills Commons by Pueblo Community College in conjunction with the Colorado Community College System. This content was funded by a Consortium for Health Care Education Online (CHEO) grant administered under U.S. Department of Labor and Education Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Initiative. 

Original content can be found here: https://www.skillscommons.org/handle/taaccct/2362

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Practice Exam

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