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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSB 1601 - *EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations


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, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions and behavioral emergencies.

Semester Availability: (Subject to Change) Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: Admission into the EMT program.
Corequisites: EMSB 1101 , EMSB 1102 , EMSB 1111 , EMSB 1112 , and EMSB 1602  
Contact Hours: 90 lecture hours per semester

Vocational/Career Program Designation: *Designated primarily for vocational/career programs
This course may be accepted as transfer credit by some colleges and universities, but that decision is made by the receiving institution. This course is collegiate level work, but it has been developed with a purpose other than being a university parallel course.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Emergency Medical Technician

Credits: (6)


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