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EMS240

Patients W/Special Challenges

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges.

Lecture Hours: 

1.00

Lab Hours: 

2.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

2.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: EMS 122, EMS 130,

This course is part of these programs of study: