Course: EMS 2044  Paramedic Care IV, Medical Emergencies II

Subject: Emergency Medical Sciences

Prerequisites: EMS 1324 Paramedic Care II; Pre or Corequisite: BIO 1414 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, EMS 1113 ECG Interpretation.

Credits: 4

Description: Paramedic Care IV is a study and practical application of adult epidemiology, psychosocial impact, pathophysiology, and management of respiratory and cardiovascular 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 in scenario based education to respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies and apply standards of paramedic practice. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, Laboratory and Clinical Shifts included.