Mar 19, 2019  
2017-18 College Catalog 
2017-18 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

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EMM 277 - Paramedic I

Encompasses EMS operations, communications, documentation, medical/legal ethics, roles and responsibilities, basic and advanced airway management, intravenous therapy and the emergency assessment and management of the traumatically injured patient. Includes the skills necessary to perform these tasks-intubations, intravenous cannulation, fluid resuscitation, needle thorascostomy, establishment of a surgical airway and stabilization of bleeding/hemorrhage and fractures. These skills are practiced in the laboratory setting under close supervision, and in clinical settings of emergency departments, burn units and surgical suites.

Co-requisites:  NONE

Prerequisites:   EMM 270  and (BIO 211  or EMM 274 )

Credits: 8(Lec: 5 Lab: 6 Clinical: 5)

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