2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook
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EMS 108B - Emergency Medical Technician Training


Credits: 8
Description
Basic emergency medical training in trauma and medical patient assessment, airway management, fracture and wound care, basic pharmacology and semiautomatic external defibrillation. Course satisfies local fire department testing.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply fundamental knowledge of the EMS system, safety/well-being of the EMT, medical/legal and ethical issues to the provision of emergency care.
  2. Apply fundamental knowledge of the anatomy and function of all human systems to the practice of EMS.
  3. Use foundational anatomical and medical terms and abbreviations in written and oral communication with other health care professionals.
  4. Apply fundamental knowledge of the pathophysiology of respiration and perfusion to patient assessment and management.
  5. Apply fundamental knowledge of life span development in patient assessment and management.
  6. Use simple knowledge of the principles of illness and injury prevention in emergency care.
  7. Apply fundamental knowledge of the medication that the MMT may assist/administer to a patient during an emergency.
  8. Apply fundamental knowledge (fundamental depth, foundation, breadth) of general anatomy and physiology to patient assessment and management in order to assure a patent airway, ventilation and respiration for patients of all ages.
  9. Apply scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history and reassessment) to guide emergency management.
  10. Develop and apply fundamental knowledge to provide basic emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely ill patient.
  11. Develop and apply fundamental knowledge of the causes, pathophysiology and management of shock, respiratory failure or arrest, cardiac failure or arrest and post resuscitation management.
  12. Develop and apply fundamental knowledge to provide basic emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely injured patient.
  13. Develop and apply a fundamental knowledge of growth, development and aging and assessment findings to provide basic emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs.

Prerequisite: Healthcare Provider CPR card; current immunizations; background check; drug screen; and health insurance required
Corequisite: EMS 150B  
Graded: Letter Grade



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