EMED271

Care of Special Populations

(2,0) 2

This course will prepare the Emergency Paramedic to effectively assess and manage special patient populations in the emergency setting. Course content will include differentiation between the normal adult and special patient populations, including assessment of the neonatal and pediatric patient and management of common medical and traumatic conditions experienced by the pediatric patient. Special emphasis will be placed on patient care needs and decision-making strategies unique to special patient populations, including resuscitation skills. Prerequisites: EMED211, EMED251, EMED261, EMED284, EMED286, EMED297.

Source: Academic Catalog 2019-20