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Course ID HSCI 246
Course Title ALS/OTEP Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma
Credits 0.3
Description The purpose of this course is to review the various mechanisms and effects of soft tissue trauma, ranging from the minor laceration to the severe crush injury, and compartment syndrome. Within this subject, specific pathophysiology, assessment, and management are covered. Additionally, the pathophysiology, assessment, and management of all severities of burns is addressed. At the completion of the course, students are expected to perform specific skills pertaining to the treatment of soft tissue injuries. Prerequisite: current certification as EMT-I/Paramedic.
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