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PMC2201 Multi Trauma

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 069905 - Paramedical Studies


Trauma, multi-traumatic conditions and emergencies represent a significant component of paramedic practice. Therefore, this course will focus on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and therapeutic management of specific traumatic conditions and emergencies, environmental related conditions, and the significance of the multi-casualty incident in the prehospital environment. Content will also address environmental conditions including heat and cold related exposure, toxicology, drowning and barotrauma can result in significant mortality and morbidity if not recognised and managed appropriately in the pre-hospital environment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 On-campus Ipswich