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Course Descriptions

EMT 230: Paramedic I

-Complete BIOL 121, C or better OR
-Complete BIOL 181 and cncrnt enroll in BIOL 182, C or better
-Completion of EMT 101, C or better
-Place at college lvl English and reading
-Complete Prerequisite Checklist. See advisor to register.

EMT 230 is first in a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students for paramedic licensure. Students must successfully complete all courses to qualify for licensure examinations. EMT 230 utilizes cognitive, psychomotor, and affective standard objectives specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation 1998 EMT-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum. Students are exposed to preparatory and operations divisions of the curriculum, including roles and responsibilities, medical-legal aspects, general principles of pathophysiology, and medication administration, followed by ambulance, rescue, and hazardous materials awareness. The semester concludes with advance airway care, and advanced patient assessment and physical examination techniques. Didactic formats include lecture and group learning. 11 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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