EMS101-001

Emergency Medical Technician: EMT

This course is designed to train participants to work with existing agencies that provide emergency medical services. Included in these services are first-aid procedures, operation of emergency equipment, and knowledge of communications systems associated with emergency and rescue operations. Students gain knowledge and skills relating to medical and emergency technology within laboratory and clinical settings. Students are eligible for state certification upon successful completion of course and state examination. Prerequisite: None / 5 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring

EMS201-001

Adv Pre-hosp Trng Prog: Paramedic I

This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of the EMT/Paramedic including history and physical assessment, pathophysiology and management of shock, cardiac, respiratory, neurological, and abdominal emergencies, and overview of emergency medical services communication systems. Students perform skills under the supervision of a clinical preceptor in a variety of clinical sites, including critical care units, operating rooms, emergency departments, and renal dialysis departments. Applicants must be currently certified as an EMT. Applicants are required to attend an information session. Special tuition is charged. Prerequisite: ENL020 and (MAT020 or MAT025) or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 7 credits. Offered: Fall

EMS202-001

Adv Pre-hosp Trng Prog:Paramedic II

Participants learn assessment and management of emergencies and obstetrics, gynecology, trauma, pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and geriatrics. Students perform skills under the supervision of a clinical preceptor in a variety of clinical sites, including critical care units, operating rooms, emergency departments, pediatric intensive care units, labor and delivery rooms, and psychiatric units. Students respond to emergency medical service calls and perform paramedic skills as part of an advanced life support ambulance crew under the supervision of a field preceptor. Special tuition is charged for this course. Prerequisite: EMS201 / 8 credits. Offered: Spring

EMS602-001

Paramedic Clinical Field Experience

EMS202/EMS602.