ATTR 5321. Prehospital Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. 3 Hours.
Students didactically acquire knowledge and skills necessary to cognitively understand emergency situations and care for and transport critical and non-critical patients as part of an emergency medical team. Students learn how to apply care for emergency conditions such as severe bleeding, multi-systems trauma, heat- and cold-related illnesses, allergic reactions, musculoskeletal injuries, cardiorespiratory emergences, as well as a variety of conditions that may lead to sudden death. Upon completion of this course, students will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Certification for Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (NREMT-B).
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.