Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

EG 204 - Medical Emergencies II

Credit Hours: 2

This course covers specific pathophysiology, assessment and management techniques for common medical conditions encountered in the field. Topics include gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics and geriatrics, abuse, assault, patients with special challenges and the chronic care patient. Upon successful completion of this course and the required co-requisite lab EG 205, the student will receive the American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support credential.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • assess patients with medical conditions relating to gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric and geriatric emergencies; and
  • identify differences in the techniques of assessment and management of the geriatric patient.

Prerequisites: Basic EMT, math (AARLV2) and English (AWRLV3 & ARELV3) pretest codes or higher.
Concurrent Registration: EG 205, EG 206
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Students seeking entrance into this course must be currently certified as a basic EMT and be admitted to the paramedic curriculum to register for this course.