Jul 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 1501 - Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies

5 credit(s)


 The Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies course is one of two lecture courses which includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician - National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the AEMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, pathophysiology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions and behavioral emergencies. Contact/lab/clinical hours: 75. (Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Advanced EMT Program.) (Corequisite(s): EMSA 1111, 1112, 1201, 1202 and 1502.) F,S



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