Academic Catalog

Emergency Medical Services (2240)

2240:100. Introduction to EMT Training. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:101 and 2240:102. Overview of the EMS System, safety/well being of an EMT, medical/legal and ethical issues in providing emergency care.

2240:101. EMT-B Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Corequisite: 2240:100. Develop skils required of EMT-Basic for Assessment, air way management, patient evaluation for shock, trauma/special needs patient, learn appropriate interventions for all situations.

2240:102. EMT-B Fundamentals II. (2 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:100 and 2240:101. Provide students with the tools to start the EMT-Basic course and will prepare students to achieve national certification as an EMT-Basic.

2240:201. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic I. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204, and 2240:205. Introduction to emergency medical care-paramedic, the well-being of the EMT-paramedic, and illness and injury prevention.

2240:202. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic II. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:201, 2240:203, 2240:204, and 2240:205. Instruction in medical/legal issues, ethics, and the paramedic, and general principles of anatomy and physiology.

2240:203. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic III. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:204, and 2240:205. Instruction in medical math, pharmacology, venous access , and medication administration.

2240:204. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic IV. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, and 2240:205. Instruction includes therapeutic communications, life span development, and airway management/ventilation.

2240:205. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic V. (3 Credits)

Corequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, and 2240:204. Skill Session Practices, competency Testing from skills learned throughout the semester.

2240:206. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic VI. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204, and 2240:205. Corequisites: 2240:207, 2240:208, 2240:209, and 2240:211. Instruction is respiratory emergencies and cardiovascular emergencies.

2240:207. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic VII. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204 and 2240:205. Corequisites: 2240:206, 2240:208, 2240:209, and 2240:211. Instruction in cardiovascular emergencies, diabetic emergencies, and allergic reactions.

2240:208. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic VIII. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204 and 2240:205. Corequisites: 2240:206, 2240:207, 2240:209, and 2240:211. Instruction in paramedic skills, practical trauma, and medical skills practical.

2240:209. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic IX. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204 and 2240:205. Corequisites: 2240:206, 2240:207, 2240:208 and 2240:211. Medical skills practical and skills testing.

2240:211. Fundamentals of EMT-Paramedic X. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2240:201, 2240:202, 2240:203, 2240:204 and 2240:205. Corequisites: 2240:206, 2240:207, 2240:208 and 2240:209. Practical skills testing, client orientation, and written skills testing.