Mar 18, 2018  
Catalog 2017-18 
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EMS 220 - Paramedic 3 (10 credit hours)

Offered in Summer Term (7-4-4)
A continuation of EMS 130  designed to prepare the student to pass the National Registry Examination for Paramedics. This course will cover all aspects of pre-hospital care to include medical emergencies and populations requiring special consideration. Structured clinical experiences in pre-hospital and hospital settings are included. Material covered in class includes: Cardiology, pulmonary, neurology, endocrinology, anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, renal/urology, toxicology, hematology, environmental conditions, behavioral psychiatric disorders, geriatrics, patient assessment and clinical decision-making, trauma and traumatic emergencies. Students will typically complete an advanced trauma skills class (PHTLS or ITLS) during this semester.
PREREQUISITE(S): EMS 130  with a "C" or higher within one year of registration for EMS 220 .
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