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 and national 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: ENL025 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

EMS203-001

Advanced Pre-Hospital Training:

This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the EMT/Paramedic including history and physical assessment, pathophysiology and management of shock, cardiac, respiratory, neurological, and abdominal emergencies. Class includes an overview of emergency medical services communication systems. Students must be currently certified as an EMT. Laboratory experience is interwoven with classroom instruction. Applicants are required to attend an information session. Class extends beyond usual semester dates. Special tuition is charged. Prerequisite: ENL025 and (MAT020 or MAT025) or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 10 credits. Offered: Fall

EMS204-001

Advanced Pre-Hospital Training:

Students learn assessment and management of emergencies including obstetrics, gynecology, and trauma in pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. Laboratory experience is interwoven with classroom instruction. Class extends beyond usual semester dates. Special tuition is charged for this course. Prerequisite: EMS203 / 10 credits. Offered: Spring

EMS210-001

Paramedic Clinical Experiences

Clinical rotations provide opportunities for observation and practice of procedures, skills, and experiences. Skills and procedures in the clinical rotations are completed while working with preceptors in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, urgent care centers, and other health care settings. The experiences and skills attained by the student are based upon specific skill requirements and specific hours spent in rotation. Prerequisite: EMS203 and EMS204 / 4 credits. Offered: Varies

EMS220-001

Paramedic Capstone Field Internship

Students participate in a 200-hour field internship. Field internships provide an integration of didactic, lab and clinical skill mastery coupled together with principles of emergency care in the field. Students respond to emergency medical service calls and perform paramedic skills as part of an advanced life support (ALS) ambulance crew under the supervision of a field preceptor. The required 200 hours include 30 ALS patient care incidents. Students must successfully document ten (10) ALS incidents of the required thirty (30) in which they act as the team leader while being properly supervised. Prerequisite: EMS203, EMS204 and EMS210 / 2 credits. Offered: Varies

EMS602-001

Paramedic Clinical Field Experience

EMS202/EMS602.