This course focuses on determining priorities of care in the assessment of ill or injured emergency patients. Topics include triage, assessment, and management of shock; fluid resuscitation; and stabilization of respiratory, neurologic, thoracic, and abdominal injuries. The class emphasizes instruction in initial assessment and baseline data gathering for nurses with little experience in an emergency department setting.
Note: Prerequisite: Students must be registered nurses or licensed or vocational nurses. Textbook is required. The course length is six weeks, starting from the date the student receives his/her password by email.
Other Credit: BRN: 35 CE hrs.
Course Number: NURS-40005 Credit: 3.5 units