This class prepares an individual in all phases of Emergency Medical Services with the focus on general emergency care, EMS foundations, airway management, patient assessment, and medical emergencies. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Students must be 18 years of age. Text book required and available at the College Store. Transcript available.
Learn to apply your knowledge of the theory and skills required to treat patients requiring both emergency and non-emergency advanced life support assessment and management. While under the direct supervision of a qualified preceptor, you will have the opportunity to participate in an individually scheduled, skill-based externship in a variety of settings including the pre-hospital field environment, clinics, and hospital emergency departments. No additional textbook purchase required. Documentation of the following information must be provided prior to the first day of class: a current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR card; proof of immunization for measles, mumps rubella, and varicella; HBV vaccination verification or waiver; and a negative TB skin test or a negative chest x-ray reading. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in EMS Foundations and continued successful participation in the program. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Apply the new knowledge and skills you gained as you learn the assessment and pre-hospital management of a variety of common respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, and environmental emergencies. This course also provides an overview of the mechanisms and prehospital management of a variety of traumatic injuries involving the head, neck, spine, thorax, and abdominal cavities; burns; shock; and basic 3 lead and 12 lead electrocardiography acquisition and interpretation. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisite: EMS Assessment Based Management. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Learn advanced prehospital management of a variety of common disease processes and medical emergencies as you examine individual human body systems and their related pathophysiology. Additional topics include allergies and anaphylaxis, toxicology, infectious disease, environmental emergencies, psychiatric disorders, gynecology, and obstetrics. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisites: Paramedic Foundations and Paramedic Pharmacology. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Study the classification, pharmacokinetics, dosage calculation, and administration of drugs used in pre-hospital emergency care. Includes toxicology and substance abuse. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisite: EMT-Intermediate to Paramedic Transition. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Explore the "Golden Hour" of prehospital trauma management as you learn the role of the EMT-P in the EMS trauma system. Content includes mechanism of injury analysis, patient presentations, assessment, and advanced prehospital management of a variety of emergencies involving trauma to the major human body systems. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisites: Paramedic Foundations and Paramedic Pharmacology. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 128
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