Oct 26, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 1501 - Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies

5 credit(s)


The Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies 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 Education Standards competencies, roles and resposibilities of the AEMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentaiton, medical/legal/ethical consdierations, anatomy and physiology, life span devleopment, pathophysiology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emegencies.  The outcomes presented in EMSA 1501 and EMSA 1502 may be taught in a coterminous format or in a two-semester format. Contact/lab/clinical hours: 75. (Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Program. (Corequisite(s): EMSA 1201 and EMSA 1111.) F,S



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