2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 250 - Medical Emergencies


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisite: EMS 122  and EMS 130 
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in EMS program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology, infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, assess and manage the care of frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient assessment.



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