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Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog 
Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 101 - Emergency Medical Services 1

5 credits

This course introduces the student to EMS systems, basic human topographical anatomy, basic life support (CPR) as well as assessment and various treatment modalities for medical and traumatic emergencies. Also required are 16 hours of pre-hospital field experience. Upon successful completion of all course work, and practical skills examination, students are eligible to take the New York State Department of Health certification exam for EMT-B.

Prerequisites: A student enrolled in EMS must be 18 years of age by the last day of the month in which he/she is scheduled to take the written certification exam.