FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PARPF-CT Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine

Courses and Descriptions

PARA-1021Pathophysiology Diagnostics and Therapeutics Geriatrics, Neuro, Psych, EENT, Enviro Theory

This course has four areas of study. The first section introduces the pathophysiology, diagnostics, and therapeutics for illness and injuries to geriatric patients. The second section relates to neurological and psychiatric patients. Within the neuro/psych area of study, students will be introduced to the pathophysiology, assessment, and management of neurological injury/illness and psychological issues involving substance dependency, and maladaptive and pathological behavioral problems. The third section covers illness and injuries relating to eyes, ears, nose, and throat (EENT). The final section covered will be a study of environmentally related conditions and injuries and how these factors can influence patient condition and management. The focus in each section is the underlying pathology related to altered physiology, assessment, and management for conditions within the scope of practice for the Primary Care Paramedic. The knowledge gained in this course will assist the Paramedic to develop a working differential diagnosis for the patient's presentation, and allow the initiation of approved management for that patient's condition.
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