Advanced Trauma Care - EMS 185 at Blue Ridge Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Examines the assessment and management of trauma emergencies as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) within the Advanced EMT curriculum.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, and treatments of trauma emergencies.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Co-requisite: EMS 186: Advanced Trauma Care Laboratory

Course Objectives

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