The course presents the objectives contained in Modules VI, VII and VIII of the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Paramedic. This course stresses theory and procedures used by a comprehensive emergency medical system in advanced pre-hospital care of the emergency patient. Topics studied include the following: neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, abuse and assault, patients with special challenges, acute interventions for the chronic care patient, assessment based management, ambulance operations, medical incident command, rescue awareness and operations, hazardous materials incidents and crime scene awareness. Course must be completed with a grade of "C" (80 percent grade average) or higher to continue in the Paramedic program. This course may be repeated one time. Permission of EMS program manager is required. This course is offered in the Summer and Fall terms. Lab fee required.
Prerequisites: EMS 2604 and EMS 2604L and EMS 2667 and EMS 2647 with grades of "C" or higher. Corequisites: EMS 2605L and EMS 2668 and EMS 2659.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
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