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Course Descriptions


EMT 236: Paramedic II

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of BIOL 121 OR
-Completion of/concurrent enrollment in BIOL 182 AND
-EMT 235 with a grade of C or better AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-An active IL EMT or EMT-Intermediate license

EMT 236 is second 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 236 utilizes cognitive, psychomotor, and affective standard objectives specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation 1998 EMT-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. The medical division starts in this semester as the endocrine, toxicological, neurological, and gynecological and obstetrical emergencies, among others, are explored. Students learn to recognize cardiac dysrhythmias, administer cardiac medications, and assess and manage respiratory and cardiac disorders. 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.