2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1356 - Patient Assessment and Airway Management


3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Knowledge and skills required to perform patient assessment, airway management, and artificial ventilation. Prerequisite: ENGL 0304  or ESOL 0364  and ENGL 0306  or ESOL 0374  or ENGL 0302 ; EMSP 1160 EMSP 1501 , or current EMT-B certification. Corequisite: EMSP 1161  and EMSP 2306  
Course Outcomes
1 - Differentiate respiratory distress, failure and arrest.
2 - Establish and/or maintain a patient airway.
3 - Demonstrate oxygenation and ventilation of a patient.
4 - Perform a history and comprehensive physical exam on various patient populations.
5 - Interpret results of monitoring devices.