2019-20 Catalog 
    
    Jan 24, 2020  
2019-20 Catalog

EMS 255 - Paramedic Refresher


Description: Review of advanced skills applied by certified emergency paramedics. Study of the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and management of medical, obstetrical, pediatric emergencies, neurological injuries and specific chronic diseases related to the central nervous system, behavioral emergencies, respiratory emergencies, and shock.

Corequisite: On the first day of class, the student will need to submit:
1. One of the following -
a) Current certification from the DHS as an AEMT, EMT-I(99), or Paramedic, or
b) Documentation of completion of prior training in an AEMT level or higher course within the past two (2) years, or
c) Documentation of current National Registry of EMTs at the AEMT or Paramedic classification, or
d) Documentation from National Registry of EMTs requiring the student to complete the ALS refresher course to be eligible for registration in the National Registry of EMTs, AND
2. Documentation of current American Heart Association certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Grading: A-F grading only.