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   EMS 1127 - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Special Considerations

2.0 Credits
Co-requisites EMS 1125 , EMS 1129 , EMS 1132 , EMS 1133 , EMS 1135 , and EMS 1071  
Introduces the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) student to the fundamental knowledge of growth, development and aging considerations in the emergency patient. The student will learn to use assessment findings to provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs. These include the obstetric patient, neonatal patient, pediatric patient, geriatric patient, and patients with special challenges. Learners will apply this knowledge to patient assessment and the development of a treatment plan in a simulated setting. This course also provides an overview of the principles of safe ground ambulance operations, incident management, multiple casualty incidents, air medical responses, vehicle extrication, hazardous material awareness and terrorism and disaster response. Learners will apply critical thinking skills to ensuring the safety of a scene and a plan for safe patient care and transportation.
Prev. Course Codes: EMS-127
LEC 30 Contact hours



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