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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 121 - Paramedic I, Lab and Clinical Studies

6 credits

An introduction to advanced pre-hospital emergency and the skills of the paramedic. Classroom and lab sessions, include topics in Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic, EMS Systems, Stress Management, Medical terminology, Patient Assessment, Pathophysiology of shock, and General Pharmacology. A clinical component to this course allows the student to interact with patients in the field setting. This course follows the suggested guidelines of Division 1 and Division 2 of the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Standard Curriculum for Paramedic.Class Hours: 6Lab Hours: 2Clinical hrs. 10Prerequisite: BIOL 121,123 Anatomy & Physiology I & II.Corequisite: EMS 122 Paramedic II.Offered fall semester.