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EMS 217 - Legal Aspects of EMS

3 credits

This course introduces the EMS professional to the legal aspects of Emergency Medical Services. Students explore issues in malpractice, consent and refusal of treatment, OSHA, employment issues, and risk management. EMS students gain insights into the legal liabilities in Emergency Medical Services through discussion, readings, and case studies.

Prerequisites: EMS 101 Emergency Medical Services 1  or permission from department chair.