EMTP2313: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES II WITH LAB
Prerequisite: EMTP 1233
This course is designed to train students to understand the pathophysiology, assessment and management of infectious disease, abuse or assault, geriatrics, pediatrics, neonatology, and OB/GYN. Emphasis will be placed on assessment based management of present illness and focused patient complaints. The American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) program will be presented during this course. PALS is designed to provide health care professionals a greater knowledge of emergency care for the pediatric patient. The PALS program stresses critical thinking skills and the student will be examined through case based scenarios as well as a written test. In addition to the regular coursework, students must successfully complete the PALS practical exam (Pass/Fail) and written exam (84%) for successful completion of Medical Emergencies II. (Certification costs will be assessed.) Students will demonstrate all skills covered in Medical Emergencies I, Cardiology Lab, and PALS.
Lecture: 3 hours, Laboratory: 1 hour, Ozark Allied Health Fee: $30.