EMS 236 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
This course prepares students for certification by the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. It provides a systematic approach to the management of life threatening cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Nine and one-half instruction hours, nine and one-half laboratory hours. Must be a physician, physician's assistant, registered nurse, advanced level prehospital care provider, or student of these disciplines.
Prerequisite: Must be a physician, physician’s assistant, registered nurse, advanced level pre-hospital care provider, or student of these disciplines
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Evaluate patient care situations to determine the appropriate treatments for cardiac emergencies in adult patients.
2. Demonstrate required physical skills for patient care including team leadership, medication administration and airway management.
Course Offered Fall only