Fire Emergency Patient Care II

This course continues to provide an overview of the firefighter as a member of the emergency patient care team. The role of the firefighter in performing basic emergency patient care is emphasized. Content will include soft tissue injuries, neurological emergencies, musculoskeletal injuries, burn injuries, emergency childbirth, emergencies involving infants and children, other common emergencies, and the related patient care and associated situational management. The student will practice hands on skills and patient care scenarios in simulated learning environments. This course conforms to the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) of the Paramedic Association of Canada (PAC), for the competency standards required for the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).