FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PAPRF-DP Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine

Courses and Descriptions

PARA-2008Respiratory Emergency Management

The respiratory system is responsible for ensuring that the human body acquires the oxygen it needs to sustain itself. In this course, students will explore theoretical concepts related to the interpretation of signs and symptoms that a patient would present as well as management of disease, illness and injuries to the respiratory System. Students will receive a brief review of the anatomy and physiology of the lungs and associated structures. Students will then examine how diseases of the respiratory system manifest and the functional changes associated with or resulting from disease or injury. In addition, students will examine patient assessment, and prehospital management of respiratory conditions relevant to a Primary Care Paramedic.

Prerequisites

PARA-1050, PARA-1051, PARA-1052 (minimum grade of C+ required) and PARA-1053
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