PA2000 - Traumatology
The course focuses on the skills necessary to recognize mechanisms of injury including assessment and management of trauma patients. Through this course, learners will demonstrate organized time-efficient assessments, prioritize and perform critical interventions, appropriately package and transport trauma patients. A major focus of the course is the identification of conditions that require immediate transport (“load-and-go”) in order to save the patient. Lifesaving techniques are taught or reviewed in practical exercises.
Prerequisite(s): All Semester 1-3 courses
Corequisite(s): PA1415, PA2020
This course is offered in the following programs:
Primary Care Paramedicine