EMS 242 - Paramedic III
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. Students will also complete certification in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support.
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), and must maintain current certification throughout the course of the paramedic program.
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical Hours: 90
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