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. Included skills are, but not limited to needle decompression, intubation, establishment of a surgical airway and stabilization of bleeding/hemorrhage and fractures. Due to hour requirements, students must attend class on all College observed holidays during enrolled semester. Student must obtain a BCI or FBI criminal records check by the third class. If any convictions are discovered that conflict with ORC 4765 the student may be denied admission into the course. The type of criminal records check will be determined by the State of residence and length of time of residency in the State.
Prerequisites: Chair approval, active Ohio EMT certification, at least 18 years old, valid driver’s license, AHA BLS CPR card and (BIO 211 or EMM 274 ) with a “C” or better.
Credits: 8(Lec: 5 Lab: 6 Clinical: 5)
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