AT 520 Emergency Response and Acute Care
AT 520 Emergency Response and Acute Care 3
This course provides a comprehensive survey of emergency management of sudden injury and illness, including appropriate recognition and evaluation strategies, acute care considerations (e.g. splinting, CPR), and referral. The intention is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for the trained healthcare professional to manage an emergency situation and provide care which sustains life, reduces pain, and minimizes the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help arrive or the situation is resolved.