TRAUMA CARE

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Trauma Care
  • Course #: EMSV1230
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course deals with the many aspects of trauma including: kinematics, evaluation, management, packaging and transport. The course will utilize learner techniques to allow the student to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient. This class will include the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) certification.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Develop a management plan based on the field impression related to the patient's mechanism of injury
Execute a management plan based on the field impression related to the patient's mechanism of injury
Evaluate a management plan based on the field impression related to the patient's mechanism of injury
Develop, execute, and evaluate a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with a body system injury
Evaluate a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with a body system injury
Execute a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with a body system injury
Develop a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with shock or hemorrhage
Execute a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with shock or hemorrhage
Evaluate a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with shock or hemorrhage
Develop a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with multi-systems trauma
Execute a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with multi-systems trauma
Evaluate a management plan based on the field impression for the patient with multi-systems trauma

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  EMSV1105 or EMSV1120 AND Instructor Approval
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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