EMS 111 – Advanced Emergency Care

Credit Hours: 5

Course Description

This course is a study of the concepts and skills related to general patient assessment, initial management of life threatening emergencies, airway management, pulmonary ventilation and oxygen administration, the pathophysiology of shock and treatment modalities for the shock syndrome, and pharmacological actions of groups of drugs and fluids. Emphasis is placed on administration of medication and fluid therapy, basic vehicle extrication, and rescue.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 12

Pre Requisites: Corequisite: EMS 219