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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

EMS-112 EMS First Responder, 3 cr.
Students will learn recognition of symptoms of illness, injuries and proper procedures for basic emergency care. The curriculum for this course is the National Curriculum of the US Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the US Department of Health and Human Services, Child Health Bureau.
 
EMS-213 Emergency Med Technician B, 5 cr.
Classroom and in-hospital observation and training, examinations and a recommended five emergency ambulance runs are included in this course. Skills taught include recognition of symptoms of illnesses and injuries and proper procedures for care. The course follows the national DOT curriculum.
 
EMS-215 Emergency Med Tech - Interim, 3 cr.
The first advanced classification of an emergency medical technician. At this level of training the EMT gains more knowledge of certain body systems and assessment. Two skills are added, intravenous therapy and advanced patient assessment. Prerequisite: EMT-Basic certification. Co-requisite: concurrent enrollment in EMS-216.
 
EMS-216 Emergency Med Tech Lab-Interim, 1 cr.
Laboratory to accompany EMS-215.
 
EMS-219    EMT-Basic I & Lab, 3 cr.
This is the 1st of two courses designed to educate students to an entry level Emergency Medical Technician-Basic serving a vital link in the chain of the healthcare system.  Instruction of this course is related to patient assessment in areas of basic life support, cardiac arrest, trauma, and medical emergencies.  Overview of anatomy and physiology and medical terminology is included.  The combined lecture/lab course provides the student an opportunity to apply cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills in a supervised setting. 
 
EMS-226   EMT-Basic II & Lab, 3cr.
This is the 2nd of two courses designed to educate students to an entry level Emergency Medical Technician-Basic serving a vital link in the chain of the healthcare system.  When taking this course the student will learn proper procedures to demonstrate skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at the basic level. Instructional items covered during this are related to OB/GYN emergencies, bleeding shock and trauma will be covered in detail.  The combined lecture/lab course provides the student an opportunity to apply cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills in a supervised setting.
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