EMS 039 Outdoor Emergency Care

Comprehensive emergency care training applied to the outdoor environment. Covers environmental effects on humans, patient assessment, respiratory and circulatory impairment, bone and joint injuries, and ski injuries. Complies with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon and Wilderness Medicine Society curriculum for basic wilderness care. Associate Degree Applicable. Graded on a Pass or No Pass basis only.

Units: 1.5

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 16 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 24 hours per semester