Aug 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSB 1601 - EMT Medical Emergencies

6 credit(s)

EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations is one of two lecture courses designed to provide the student with the knowledge of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder-National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the EMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, EMS operations, medical/legal/ethical considerations, fundamental anatomy and physiology, life span development, fundamental pathophysiology, patient assessment, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urological emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies. The outcomes presented in EMSB 1601 and EMSB 1602 may be taught in a coterminous format or in a two-semester format. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the EMT Program. Corequisite(s): EMSB 1101, EMSB 1111; completion of all Learning Support competencies in Reading and Writing or permission of insturctor. As needed. (NIT)



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