2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

EMS 201 - Introduction to Advanced EMS Practice (4 Credits)


This course introduces students to the preparatory information needed to work as advanced EMS providers. Topics include illness and injury prevention, medical and legal issues, ethics, general principles of pathophysiology, pharmacology, venous access and medication administration, therapeutic communications, life span development and airway management. Lecture Hours: 52. Prerequisite(s): ENG 095  or ENG 097  with a grade of “C” or better or an acceptable reading placement test score and EMT certification or EMS 151  with a grade of “C” or better. Course Fee: $60. Usually offered in the fall and spring.