EMTP 127 Medical Emergencies (5.5)
Lec-100, (total hrs.)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Prehospital and in-hospital assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies.
Formerly EMTP 107
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate the systematic patient assessment used for patients with abdominal pain.
- Outcome 2: Describe the pathophysiology and clinical findings associated with allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, renal failure, and inflammatory conditions.
- Outcome 3: Describe the toxidromes and prehospital treatments of exposure to common toxins.
- Outcome 4: Identify common infectious diseases encountered in the field and the public health principles designed to protect the paramedic from exposure.
- Outcome 5: Given a patient scenario, identify the most likely etiology of the patient's condition using information obtained from the patient history, clinical findings and foundational knowledge of pathophysiology.
- Outcome 6: Given a patient scenario, use critical thinking skills to determine the preferred method of treatment for patients with allergic/anaphylactic, abdominal, urinary, environmental, hematologic and toxicologic emergencies.
- Outcome 7: Demonstrate proper basic and advanced life support management of critical and stable patients with various medical emergencies within the scope of practice of a paramedic.