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									                   Central Arizona College
                       8470 N. Overfield Road
                        Coolidge, AZ 85128
                       Phone: (520) 494-5444

   EMS 245 Prehospital Trauma Management/PHTLS

Catalog Description:    Designed to instruct prehospital care personnel in the
                        critical skills necessary to manage the trauma victim
                        and the emergency scene through the Incident
                        Command System (ICS). Enhances basic emergency
                        medical technology (EMT) skills by focusing on
                        emergency care interventions including victim
                        assessment, initial treatment, resuscitative techniques,
                        victim stabilization, transportation, of the victim to an
                        emergency care facility and documentation.
                        Prerequisite: EMS125 or Basic EMT.
      Credit Hours:     2
    Effective Term:     Fall 2011
 Teaching Methods:      Lecture
         Modalities:    All Modalities
    Prerequisite(s):    EMS125 or Basic EMT
     Corequisite(s):    None
  Times for Credit:     1
   Grading Option:      A/F
 Credit Breakdown:      2 Lectures
       Cross Listed:    None
Learning Outcomes:      1. (Analysis Level) Identify kinematics of trauma
                        relative to vehicular mechanisms of injury and other
                        types of trauma.
                        2. (Analysis Level) Identify and apply emergency
                        medical scene management skills to include size-up,
                        multi-victim situations, hazardous materials and
                        integration of local Emergency Medical Services
                        (EMS) standard operating procedures and/or the
                        Incident Command System (ICS) to selected victim
                        scenarios.
                        3. (Analysis Level) Determine care management of
                        trauma victim, including initial assessment, vital signs,
                        rapid trauma assessment, stabilization, and select
                        emergency transportation criteria, communication and
                        operation related to trauma level and documentation of
                        care.
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                                  4. (Analysis Level) Illustrate trauma victim
                                  assessment, airway management, control of
                                  hemorrhage/hypovolemia, cervical spine
                                  immobilization and splinting according to local EMS
                                  protocols, the DOT Basic EMT curriculum and the
                                  ICS.
                                  5. (Analysis Level) Relate the physiology of shock and
                                  its relationship to management of the trauma victim.
                                  6. (Analysis Level) Identify and illustrate care
                                  management for the multi-system trauma victim to
                                  include head, spinal, chest, abdominal, pelvic,
                                  extremity, and soft tissue injuries.
                                  7. (Analysis Level) Identify the classification and
                                  depths of burn injuries and differentiate care
                                  management of the burn victim.
                                  8. (Analysis Level) Identify and distinguish care
                                  management of the pediatric, pregnant, geriatric,
                                  diabetic, altered level of consciousness (ALOC), and
                                  crisis trauma victims.
                                  9. (Analysis Level) Identify and select ICS emergency
                                  scene management, extrication, assessment, care
                                  management, transportation, and documentation of the
                                  trauma victim in selected EMS scenarios.
Standards/Assessments:            1. Complete final written exam with no less than 80%
                                  proficiency.
                                  2. Successful completion of practical skills stations,
                                  with no less than 90% accuracy.
                                  3. Successful completion of course per National
                                  Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
                                  (NAEMT), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
                                  provider outcomes, current edition.
                                  http://www.naemt.org/PHTLS/
         AGEC/Special
                                  None
         Requirements:
              Revised:            December 2010

								
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