EMTP 127 Medical Emergencies (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: Acceptance into the Paramedic Program
Prehospital assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies, including allergic, anaphylactic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematologic, toxicologic, psychiatric, environmental, infectious, and immunologic emergencies.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze the pathophysiology and clinical findings associated with allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, renal failure, and inflammatory conditions.
- Outcome 2: Compare and contrast the toxidromes and prehospital antidotes for common toxins.
- Outcome 3: Apply information obtained from the patient history, clinical findings, and foundational knowledge of pathophysiology to determine the most likely etiology of the patient's acute medical condition
- Outcome 4: Formulate a differential diagnosis and preferred method of pre-hospital treatment for patients with various medical emergencies.
- Outcome 5: Perform basic and advanced life support management of critical and stable patients with various medical emergencies within the scope of practice of a paramedic in a clinical setting.