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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

BPA 226 - EMS Response to Hazardous Materials

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Discuss the emergency medical response responsibilities of hazardous materials team members to hazardous materials incidents. Explore medical strategy from the initial response to the impact on body systems, injury and treatment, as well as chemicals and toxicology. Prepare to make decisions based on a scale of risk versus gain. Provides information on decontamination techniques, specialized equipment and antidotal treatments as they are related to the hazardous materials incident.

Prerequisite(s): BPA 220 .