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.
Prerequisites: EMM 270 and (BIO 211 or EMM 274 )
Credits: 8(Lec: 5 Lab: 6 Clinical: 5)
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