Course Description

Students will gain specific knowledge of common pediatric emergencies encountered by paramedics. Teaching will include the presentation, history, risk factors & clinical management of each of these emergencies, and will identify the differences in presentation and management of pediatric patients. The aim of the course is to enable students to correctly diagnose and competently manage any pediatric emergency/potential emergency relevant to their practice as a paramedic. Students will also be expected to use an evidence-based practice approach to the clinical management of their pediatric patients.

Course ID: EMS 412

Credit hours Theory Practical Laboratory Lecture Studio Contact hours Pre-requisite
4 2 2 - - - 4 -