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    Jan 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRP 201 - Paramedic: Special Populations

Number of Credits: 6
Paramedic Special Populations focuses on assessing and managing patients with specific medical conditions. Topics include OBGYN, neonates, pediatrics, geriatrics, abuse, special needs and chronic care patients. Students will participate in OB, pediatric, and geriatric clinical experiences in a hospital setting. Forty-three hours lecture, fifteen hours laboratory, one hundred twenty hours clinical. Additional $150 fee required. Hours vary each week Six Credits. Six credits.

Pre-requisite(s): NRP 104 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Discuss the pathophysiology, symptomology, and prehospital treatments for each of the following:
    1. OBGYN, Neonatal and Pediatric emergencies
    2. Geriatric Care
    3. Special Needs/Chronic care patients
  2. Discuss the mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, side effects, and dosages for a variety of medications as they relate to special populations of patients.
  3. Manage a patient with special populations patient in various scenarios in simulation and hospital settings.
  4. Demonstrate proper technique when performing specialized procedures on special population patients.

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