Jan 24, 2022  
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMED 5091 - Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Disaster Medicine

A 2-hour interactive course that includes lecture, seminar, hands on education on EMS, and disaster medicine. This course offers an introduction to out-of-hospital management of EMS and disaster care to include: fire and air EMS response, critical prehospital emergency conditions, tactical medicine, disaster and mass gathering support and management. EMS is a medical subspecialty that involves prehospital emergency patient care, including initial patient stabilization, treatment, and transport in specially equipped ambulances or helicopters to hospitals. The purpose of EMS subspecialty certification is to standardize physician training and qualifications for EMS practice, improve patient safety, and enhance the quality of emergency medical care provided to patients in the prehospital environment, and facilitate further integration of prehospital patient treatment into the continuum of patient care.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 2

College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia

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