Paramedic Care IVb Emergencies in Special Populations
Prerequisites: Prerequisite: EMS 2145 Paramedic Care IIIA Corequisite: EMS 2174 Paramedic Care IVA; EMS 2182 EMS Leadership; EMS 2171 EMS Fieldwork IV
Paramedic Care IVB is a study of common disorders and emergencies in the geriatric, bariatric, and patients with special challenges 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 emergencies affecting special populations including polypharmacological impacts, chronic illness, abuse, neglect, poverty and the terminally ill using the application of standards of paramedic practice. Includes laboratory.