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Health Careers Education
HL00125
Paramedic Trauma Emergencies
82.00
This course integrates assessment findings with principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for an injured patient.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate:


-Complex knowledge and management of the trauma patient to include trauma scoring, kinematics and Oklahoma Trauma Triage guidelines.
-Complex knowledge and management of bleeding and shock including the types of shock.
-Complex knowledge and management of chest trauma.
-Complex knowledge and management of abdominal and genitourinary trauma.
-Complex knowledge and management of musculoskeletal injuries.
-Complex knowledge and management of soft tissue trauma.
-Complex knowledge and management of head and facial trauma.
-Complex knowledge and management of central nervous system trauma.
-Complex knowledge and management of trauma in the pregnant, pediatric, elderly and cognitively impaired patient.
-Complex knowledge and management of environmental emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of agricultural, industrial and multi-system trauma, including blast injuries.







EMT: Paramedic Skill Standards

- Aligns with Oklahoma State Department of Health

EMT Paramedic (NREMT)

EMT: Paramedic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Paramedic - NREMT

http://www.nremt.org/about/about_exams.asp

Career Cluster Resources for Health Sciences

http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/ClusterDocuments/hsdocuments/HSFinal.pdf



EMT: Paramedic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Paramedic - NREMT

http://www.vue.com/nremt/

OSDH & NREMT

American Heart Association

ACLS

PALS

Department of Transportation NABA

OSDH-EMS Protocols
No
Yes
Yes
No
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced & Paramedic)
Health Science Therapeutic Services Paramedic