PA 600 - Emergency Medicine and Advanced Clinical & Surgical Procedures

Emergency Medicine and Advanced Clinical & Surgical Procedures incorporates a stand-alone emergency medicine course that also includes surgical skills and advanced clinical procedures. The emergency medicine course will include lectures on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of patients of all ages presenting with emergent medical conditions. The surgery portion of the course will provide students with an understanding of basic surgical procedures, preoperative patient assessment, principles of postoperative care, the identification and management of common post-operative complications and routines of the operative suite including, but not limited to, sterile technique and patient transfer methods. The advanced clinical procedures portion of the course introduces students to common outpatient and emergency medical procedures and allows for in depth practice of these procedures. The course includes training in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and procedures frequently completed for Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (EENT), Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Dermatologic, and Orthopedic systems.

5 Semester Credit Hours

 

Required Text(s): TBA

Description

Emergency Medicine and Advanced Clinical & Surgical Procedures incorporates a stand-alone emergency medicine course that also includes surgical skills and advanced clinical procedures. The emergency medicine course will include lectures on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of patients of all ages presenting with emergent medical conditions. The surgery portion of the course will provide students with an understanding of basic surgical procedures, preoperative patient assessment, principles of postoperative care, the identification and management of common post-operative complications and routines of the operative suite including, but not limited to, sterile technique and patient transfer methods. The advanced clinical procedures portion of the course introduces students to common outpatient and emergency medical procedures and allows for in depth practice of these procedures. The course includes training in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and procedures frequently completed for Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (EENT), Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Dermatologic, and Orthopedic systems.

5 Semester Credit Hours

 

Required Text(s): TBA