Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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ECP 206 - EMS Case Studies

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): program director’s consent.
This course provides an opportunity to study and manage trauma and medical emergencies from a case study perspective. Trauma topics include shock; head, spinal, thoracic, and abdominal trauma; burns; and environmental emergencies. Medical topics include respiratory, cardiac, and neurologic emergencies; endocrinology, hematology, infectious diseases, and anaphylaxis. (Summer Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Discuss using a competent knowledge base of the elements of various specific case studies demonstrating background knowledge of the pathology of the disease being discussed, the likely future manifestations of the disease, and the appropriate pre-hospital treatment required for the patient.
  • Discuss with a respectful and professional attitude.
  • Demonstrate how disruptions in one system or area of the body affect the homeostatic functioning of other systems.
  • Explain clearly the compensations the body initiates in an attempt to restore the body to within normal homeostatic ranges.

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