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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

EMTP 102 - Trauma Assessment and Management

This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to recognize the mechanisms of injury, trauma systems, patient assessment and emergency care. The course will also cover, in detail, the importance of length of time that elapses between the incident and definitive care. Additionally, the course addresses the major roles in death reduction in three periods of trauma: through community education, scene interventions, and rapid response. Trauma systems, appreciation of comprehensive trauma systems, blunt trauma, and penetrating trauma will be thoroughly discussed. NOTE Requirement: Certification as a current Emergency Medical Technician and current CPR provider; Pre-requisites must be completed with grade of 'C' or better.
Credit Hours: 5
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: EMTP 101 with a C or better