EMS 167 - Emergency Pediatrics Course (EPC) at Virginia Highlands Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Provides a unique approach to pediatric medical care, offering assessment techniques that can help EMS practitioners rapidly and accurately assess pediatric patients to determine which situations may be life threatening and require immediate intervention. Offers certification as defined by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT).
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

Provides the knowledge and skills that promote the competence of healthcare providers responsible for the assessment and management of pediatrics patients who present with a variety of emergencies.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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