2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 16, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 2234 - Patient Examination for Emergency Medical Services


Prerequisite: FIRE 2230 or BIOL 2230 This course introduces the gathering and organizing of information so a paramedic can make an accurate working filed diagnosis. Subjects include gathering patient history with cultural sensitivity, physical examination techniques and the instruments used, review of normal physical findings by body system, emergent patient assessment, and organizing and communicating the information gathered. Critical thinking skills of patient assessment are introduced. This course may be taught through a special agreement with the Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program. 3 credits