EMS-220: Paramedic III (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Paramedic III
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the pathophysiology of respiratory disease and neurological emergencies, then integrates this knowledge with assessment findings to develop a field impression and deliver appropriate medical care, including an in-depth discussion of endocrine emergencies and the associated treatments. Significant course time details the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of various types of trauma. The emphasis is on treating the “whole patient,” avoiding treatment distractions of any singular injury.

EMS-200, EMS-206, EMS-210, EMS-291
EMS-216, EMS-230, EMS-292
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.