EMS 200 Paramedic I

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Provides an overview of preparatory EMS systems, injury prevention, medical, legal, and ethical issues as well as general patient assessment before progressing through advanced assessment in the areas of respiratory and neurologic conditions. Reviews life span development and public health for EMS. Course ends by focusing on pathophysiology as it relates to various body systems/functions in the presence of disease or injury.

Prerequisites: 
EMT Basic MI License, BIO 233, and BIO 234 with "C" or better. COMPASS algebra 46+ or MATH080 with "C" or better. COMPASS reading 82+. Writing score- ENG 131 eligible.
Co-requisites: 
EMS 206, EMS 210, and EMS 290
Note: 

All advanced level EMS students must maintain a current CPR card for the Healthcare
Provider, American Heart Association.