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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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EMS 221 - Trauma Emergencies 1

3 Credit(s)

This course is part 1 of a 2-part course within a multi-part program in paramedic education. This course covers the knowledge, skill and behaviors required of a paramedic in trauma emergencies. Cognitive and psychomotor domains are measured for competency by a combination of written exams and skill demonstration. The affective domain is measured for competency using published professional standards. Program graduates are eligible to take the National Registry Paramedic Cognitive and Psychomotor Exams.

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Paramedicine
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

1. Integrate the principles of kinematics to enhance the patient assessment and predict the likelihood of injuries based on the patient's mechanism of injury

2. Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with soft tissue trauma, burn injury, suspected head injury, suspected spinal cord injury, thoracic injury, abdominal injury, musculoskeletal injury, shock and/or hemorrhage

3. Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient

4. Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with an environmentally induced or exacerbated condition



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