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Course Descriptions


EMT 232: Paramedic III

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of EMT 231 with a C or better
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading OR
-Concurrent enrollment in READ 091

EMT 232 is third 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 232 utilizes cognitive, psychomotor, and affective standard objectives specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation 1998 EMT-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum. The medical division continues in this semester as the endocrine, toxicological, neurological, and gynecological and obstetrical emergencies, among others, are explored. Special consideration is devoted to neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric populations, followed by a look at special needs patients. 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.