Course: EMS 2174  Paramedic Care IVa Neonatal &Amp; Pediatric Emergencies

Subject: Emergency Medical Sciences

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: EMS 2145 Paramedic Care IIIA & EMS 2154

Credits: 4

Description: Paramedic Care IVA is a study of neonatal and pediatric conditions and emergencies including epidemiology, psychosocial impact, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, presentation, prognosis and management to include clinical reasoning and the development of treatment plans. The student will be expected to accept accountability for personal learning and performance which reflects a complex understanding and ability to apply knowledge and skills in common neonatal and pediatric disorders and emergencies including respiratory, cardiovascular, shock and resuscitation, technology dependent, and chronic illness emergencies, abuse, neglect, and poverty using the application of standards of paramedic practice. Includes Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification and laboratory.