PR3008 Patient Care and Assessment Theory III
This course is a continuation of Patient Care Theory II. The major emphasis in this course focuses on the responsibilities of the student in assessing, applying the pathophysiological processes, managing and transporting patients in stabilized conditions, emergency situations and situations that may become emergencies. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of assessing and managing various medical and traumatic conditions that may afflict pre-hospital patients. In addition, this course provides students a working knowledge enabling them to deliver the Ministry of Health EHSB protocols for Symptom Relief (administration of medication), Semi-Automatic External Defibrillation and Intravenous Therapy (starting and monitoring an IV).