PARAMEDIC RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT
This course teaches the paramedic learner to integrate complex knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology into the assessment to develop and implement a treatment plan with the goal of assuring a patent airway, adequate mechanical ventilation and respiration for patients of all ages. Specific knowledge pertaining to the respiratory system is also provided to ensure the learner is prepared to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for a patient with a respiratory complaint.
Pre/Corequisite: 10-531-914 ADVANCED PRE-HOSPITAL PHARMACOLOGY. Condition: Accepted into the Fire Medic or Paramedic Technician Associate Degree program or the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Technical Diploma.