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EMS 123 EMT Trauma Emergencies

2 Credits

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.

PREREQUISITES: ACCUPLACER Reading 80+ and Sentence Skills 95+

COREQUISITE: EMS 121, EMS 122, and EMS 170