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EMS 120 - Paramedic 1 (6 credit hours)

Offered in Fall Term (4-2-4)
Part of a composite program that is designed to prepare the student to function safely and effectively in the role of the EMS Paramedic Specialist in the emergency setting. This course introduces students to the preparatory information needed to work in the paramedic field. Material addressed in lecture will include basic A & P, EMS system operations, well-being of the paramedic, therapeutic communications, lifespan development, history taking, techniques of physical exam, assessment based management, medical-legal issues and ethical issues.
PREREQUISITE(S): BIO 133  and EMS 110  with a “C” or higher and the ability to take National Registry EMT-Basic exam or sit for EMT-Basic Michigan licensure.
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