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
Note: Applicants must be currently certified as an EMT and are required to attend an information session.