EMS 243 - Paramedic IV
Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in and Program Director Authorization
Description: This course covers the pathophysiology, assessment and management of adult and pediatric patients with injuries involving various body systems, as well as assessment and management of patients with specific medical conditions. Topics include Trauma; obstetrics and gynecology; neonatology; pediatrics and geriatrics.
Instruction includes a combination of lecture, discussion, lab and classroom exercises. Students should be prepared to participate in class discussions without advance notice. Reading assignments are to be completed prior to each class session. Students must be minimally certified at the level of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical Hours: 45
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