EMS-200: Paramedic I (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Paramedic I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
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.

EMT Basic MI License, BIO-134 or (BIO-233 and BIO-234) with "C" or better. Admission to the Program
EMS-206, EMS-210, and EMS-291
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.