EMS 137 - Trauma Care at Virginia Highlands Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Prepares the student to assess and manage injured patients, developing his/her problem-solving ability in the treatment of trauma involving various body systems.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to a variety of common traumatic injuries, including pathophysiology, signs, symptoms and treatments.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Corequisite: EMS 138

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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