Advanced Trauma Care Laboratory - EMS 186 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Focuses on specific skills related to the assessment and management of trauma emergencies as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) within the Advanced EMT curriculum.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits

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

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to gain practical experience and demonstrate the principles of care and management of patients complaining of Trauma emergencies.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 185: Advanced Trauma Care Laboratory

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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