EMS 159 - ALS - Special Populations at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-15

Continues the Virginia office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Focuses on the assessment and management of specialty patients including obstetrical, pediatric, and neonates.
2 lecture hours; 2 lab hours; 4 Hours per week
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To prepare the EMS student to assess, evaluate and treat patients within the Special Populations; to include OB, Neonates, Pediatrics, the abuse and assault patient and how to utilize Assessment Based Management.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Pre reqs. EMS 151 and EMS 153; Pre or Co-reqs EMS 155

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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