Course Descriptions

EMS 271 - Medical Care in Paramedicine

This course builds on the medical concepts learned in Introduction to Paramedicine. Topics include advanced patient assessment techniques, surgical airway procedures, cardiac care including external pacing and cardioversion, 12-lead EKG interpretation, and advanced medical care. Additional emphasis is placed on the EMT-P working as a team member, and identifying the limitations of paramedicine in the emergency medical setting. Ninety-one class hours, sixty laboratory hours.

8 Credits

Prerequisite: EMS 270, and permission from the Emergency Services Department.

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Fall Semester 2014
Spring Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014