Paramedic Care III, Medical Emergencies I
Prerequisites: EMS 1324 Paramedic Care II, Trauma Emergencies; Pre or Corequisite: BIO 1414 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, EMS 1113 ECG Interpretation.
Paramedic Care III, Medical Emergencies I is a study of adult epidemiology, psychosocial impact, pathophysiology, presentation, prognosis, and management of medical emergencies. Course to include clinical reasoning and the development of treatment plans. The student will be expected to accept accountability for personal learning and performance which reflects a complex understanding and ability to apply knowledge and skills to neurological emergencies; allergies and anaphylaxis; abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders; immunological, endocrinological, toxicological, hematological, genitourinological, renal, non-traumatic muskuloskeletal, behavioral and psychiatric disorders; infectious diseases; and the application of standards of paramedic practice. Includes Laboratory and Clinical Shifts.