EMS-200: Paramedic I

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Paramedic I
Course Master
Credit Hours
3.00
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.

Pre-requisites
EMT Basic MI License, BIO-233, and BIO-234 with "C" or better. Complete MATH-0894 or MATH-080 with a "C" grade or better or a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam. ENG-131 eligible or a satisfactory score on the English placement exam.
Co-requisites
EMS-206, EMS-210, and EMS-290
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No
Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132