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Courses and Descriptions

PARA-3011Neurologic Emergency Management

The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and specialized nerves and cells that transmit signals between different parts of the body. It plays a vital role in the control of most bodily functions. 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 of the nervous system. Students will examine neurologic disorders as well as psychiatric and toxicological disorders and psychological issues involving substance dependency. Students will then examine how neurologic diseases manifest and the functional changes associated with or resulting from disease or injury. In addition, students will examine patient assessment, and prehospital management of neurologic, psychiatric, toxicological disorders and psychological issues involving substance dependency relevant to a Primary Care Paramedic.

Prerequisites

PARA-2007, PARA-2008, PARA-2009, PARA-2010 (minimum grade of C+ required) and PARA-2053
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