EMS 230 Paramedic IV

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 

Introduces pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and discusses how to recognize and treat the associated dysrhythmias. Covers the following topics in a broad manner: anatomy and physiology (review), general pathophysiology, geriatric considerations, assessment and management of emergencies in the areas of hematology, gastroenterology, toxicology, substance abuse, urology and nephrology, behavioral and psychiatric disorders, and environmental emergencies.

Prerequisites: 
EMS 200, EMS 210, EMS 206, and EMS 290
Co-requisites: 
EMS 220, EMS 216, and EMS 295
Note: 

Suggested Prerequisites: ENG 131 and ENG 132. It is recommended that students place
into ENG 131 prior to attempting any EMS course.

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