Dec 05, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
TCC Catalog 2021-2022

EMS2604 Paramedic II Lecture

8 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): successful completion of EMS 2603 , EMS 2603L ,  .
Corequisite(s):  ,  .
This course focuses on the many types of medical and traumatic emergencies encountered by EMS personnel. Medical topics covered in this course include neurology, endocrinology, allergies and anaphylaxis, urology, gastroenterology, renal, toxicology, hematology, environmental conditions, infectious and communicable diseases, behavioral and psychiatric disorders, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, abuse and neglect, patients with special challenges and the home healthcare patient. Trauma topic areas include trauma systems, mechanism of injury, hemorrhage, shock, soft tissue injuries, burns, head and facial trauma, spinal trauma, abdominal trauma and musculoskeletal trauma. Contact: 8 hours per week. Does not count toward A.A. degree.