Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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EMER 1114 - Foundations of Emergency Medical Sciences

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Program; EMER 1009 - EMT Basic , with a grade of C or better.
Corequisite(s): EMER 1111 - Basic EKG Interpretation ; EMER 1114 Foundations of EMS
This course will include the study of roles and responsibilities within the EMS system, the importance of personal wellness, and implementation of injury prevention activities, understanding legal issues, ethics and principles of communications. Basic Pharmacology is covered with emphasis on emergency administration including preparation, methods, safety, classifications, and principles of IV/Intraosseous therapy. Advanced airway management including endotracheal intubation, CPAP, Rapid Sequence Induction, emergency cricothyrotomy and mechanical ventilation for pre-hospital setting is included. Offered in fall only A grade of “C” or better is required for passing.



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