2016-2017 Catalog

EMSP 1450 Trauma First Response

1.0 - 0.0 - 1.0

Course Description

This course prepares the student for the role of the first responder: to care for the trauma patient prior to the arrival of the EMS personnel. The curriculum includes airway control, breathing assistance, control of bleeding and shock, understanding closed and open head and spine injury, as well as a variety of other skills. Previous EMS training not required.