EMTP1233: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES I W/LAB
Prerequisite: EMTP 1015 and ENGL 1013
This course will present the student with the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and treatment of patients presenting with specific illness. Pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, allergies, anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, toxicology, substance abuse, hematology, environmental emergencies, and infectious disease will be included in this section with an emphasis on assessment based management of present illness and focused patient complaints for effective field treatment. The lab section will include performance of both basic and advanced prehospital airway management techniques and medication administration in a lab environment. Students must successfully demonstrate each skill through a pass/fail scenario for successful course completion. Application of these skills will be reassessed in the clinical setting.
Lecture: 3 hours, Laboratory: 1 hour, Ozark Allied Health Fee: $30.