Jun 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 1501 - Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies

5 credit(s)

The Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies is one of two lecture courses which includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergency patients. This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician-National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the AEMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, pathophysiology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies. The outcomes presented in EMSA 1501 and EMSA 1502 may be taught in a coterminous format or in a two-semester format. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support competencies in Reading, Writing, and Math or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): EMSA 1201, EMSA 1111. F, S. (NIT)



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