Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

PMD 205 ‡ Paramedicine VI (9)

Prerequisite(s): PMD 204.

An overview of the various responses to and treatments for infectious diseases, psychological emergencies, and conditions requiring attention in the areas of neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and challenged patients. Additional topics include the incident command system (ICS) and special operations such as rescue situations, hazardous materials, and terrorism as they relate to medical emergencies. Includes certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Students increase their number of clinical rotations.

2 hours lecture, 14 hours laboratory.