Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

EMS-649 Trauma and Environmental Emergencies (4)

Provides lecture-discussion and case-based teaching in the kinematics of trauma, pathophysiology of shock and trauma, and techniques of trauma management. Discussion of identification and management of environmental emergencies including heat and cold, barotrauma, altitude, radiation, hazardous materials and drowning emergencies. Includes PEPP certification. Credits: 4, Hours: (4/0/0/0), Prereq: EMS-643; Coreq: EMS-646, EMS-647, EMS-648; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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