EMS-220: Paramedic III

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Paramedic III
Course Master
Credit Hours
4.00
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.

Pre-requisites
EMS-200, EMS-206, EMS-210, EMS-290
Co-requisites
EMS-216, EMS-230, EMS-295
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