Catalog 2018-2019 
    
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Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 225 - Fund of Paramedic Practice

Credits: 3
Introduces the paramedic student to the advanced practice of prehospital care. This course covers professional behavior, medical ethics, legal issues, patient assessment, therapeutic communication, clinical decision making, and basic and advanced airway management. This course discusses EMS ‘s role in the healthcare continuum, professional communication, patient care documentation, IV fluid therapy and resuscitation, and the application of evidence based medicine. A brief overview of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology is included. Three credits.