EMS 123 EMT Trauma Emergencies

2 Credit Hours • 33.75 Contact Hours (22.5 Lecture, 11.25 Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: CCR 092, MAT 050

Note: EMS 121, EMS 122, EMS 123, EMS 124 and EMS 170 must be taken concurrently

Provides the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student with the knowledge and skills to provide appropriate emergency care and transportation of a patient who has suffered a traumatic injury. The concepts of kinematics and the biomechanics of trauma, along with pathophysiology and injury patterns will provide the student with the ability to assess and manage the trauma patient.