Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency and Critical Care

HAN 416 Special Issues in Emergency Care and Resuscitation (3 credits): Explores issues in special patient populations and areas in emergency care. Covers pediatric emergencies, obstetric emergencies, neonatology, and geriatric emergencies. Restricted to students approved for appropriate senior year track in the Health Science major.

HAN 417 Cardiac and Medical Emergencies (3 credits): Exposes students to concepts and issues critical to assessment and care of patients presenting with cardiac emergencies. Covers cardiovascular pathophysiology; cardiac patient assessment and management; cardiac electrophysiology; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and advanced cardiac life support. Restricted to students approved for appropriate senior year track in the Health Science major.

HAN 471 Trauma and Trauma System (3 credits): Explores concepts and issues that are critical to the assessment and care of trauma patients. Covers kinematics, pathophysiology, trauma patient assessment and management, and trauma system development. Restricted to students approved for appropriate senior year track in the Health Science major.

HAN 472 Emergency Response to Hazardous Materials and Terrorism (3 credits): Students will learn how healthcare providers recognize and respond to hazardous material (HAZMAT) and terrorist incidents. Includes management strategies for hazardous materials incidents; identification of on-scene indicators of a suspicious incident; recognition of the tactics and objectives of terrorism; and scene/perimeter control issues unique to a terrorist incident. Restricted to students approved for appropriate senior year track in the Health Science major.

HAN 477 Medical Emergencies (3 credits): Presents concepts and issues critical to assessment and care of patients presenting with medical emergencies. Covers pathophysiology, medical patient assessment, and management of medical emergencies. Restricted to students approved for appropriate senior year track in the Health Science major.