Concepts in Critical Care (EMS 255) - Spring 2014

Prepares the paramedic or RN to become a critical care specialist, capable of managing the care of a critical care patient both in a hospital setting or during a high risk inter - facility transfer. Includes advanced concepts that build on the knowledge and skills of the paramedic and/or nursing curricula, as well as topics need to trouble shoot complex monitoring devices and equipment. Includes anatomy and physiology based clinical assessment, advanced airway management to include mechanical ventilators, diagnostics data interpretation, bedside hemodynamic monitoring, 12 lead EKG interpretation and hemodialysis care. Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
CLS#
:
43333 (Use this number to enroll at myCVCC)
Term
:
Spring 2014
Subject
:
Emergency Medical Services
Course
:
Concepts in Critical Care (EMS 255)
Section
:
01MA
Book
:
Session
:
Regular (16 week)
Delivery Mode
:
Regular Lecture
Credits
:
5
Room, Day, Time & Instructor
:
 Amherst Hall 2505
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5:30 - 9:30 PM  
June Leffke
Location
:
Main Campus
Enrollment
:
Currently 7 of 18.
Special Notes
:
Class will also meet several weekend days, dates and times to be arranged by instructor.