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    University of Virginia
  Feb 23, 2018
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

EDHS 552 - Emergency Medical Care

Examines current approaches to the management of accidental and medical emergencies. Investigates appropriate procedures for reducing the severity of injury as well as possible preventive actions. Considers cardiopulmonary difficulty, temperature-related injuries, poisoning, hemorrhaging, diabetes, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest, emergency childbirth, epilepsy, fractures, and major forms of shock. Develops an understanding of community organizations specializing in providing emergency medical treatment. Investigates the components of a comprehensive emergency medical care system. Successful completion of appropriate examinations will result in CPR certification. Taught at the undergraduate level as EDHS 451; credit may not be earned for both EDHS 451 and 552. (S)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: graduate student status and instructor permission.

Credits: 4