This course covers three topic areas that are fundamental to paramedical care. Learners will be introduced to aspects of the paramedic profession including communication skills, stress management strategies, and the use of ambulance equipment. They will explore the principles of pharmacology, including the maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance and perfusion. Finally, learners will assess and manage life- and limb-threatening injuries and conditions, including airway, breathing, and circulation issues.
This course is part of the Certificate in Primary Care Paramedicine. For information about the program please visit www.jibc.ca/pcp