Course: EMS 2054  Paramedic Care V, OB and Pediatric Emergencies

Subject: Emergency Medical Sciences

Prerequisites: EMS 2044 Paramedic Care IV, Medical Emergencies II; Corequisite: EMS 2064

Credits: 4

Description: Paramedic Care V is a study of neonatal and pediatric conditions and emergencies including epidemiology, psychosocial impact, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, presentation, prognosis, and management. Course 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, chronic illness emergencies, abuse, neglect, and poverty using the application of standards of paramedic practice. Includes Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification, Laboratory and Clinical Shifts included.