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Course Descriptions


EMT 237: Paramedic III

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of BIOL 121 OR
-Completion of/concurrent enrollment in BIOL 182 AND
-EMT 236 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 237 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 237 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. This semester is the trauma division as students learn structure and function of trauma systems, kinematics, and the implementation of care plans for trauma victims. The semester concludes with a discussion of ambulance operations and medical incident command 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.