EMS 157 ALS Trauma Care

Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Utilizes techniques which will allow the student to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient. Prerequisites: current EMT-B certification and EMS 151. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Generally offered fall.