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EMS 210 - Paramedic I


7 Credit(s) Hours: 16 hrs.

This course covers the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services curriculum for preparation as a paramedic. It will review material including, but not limited to: overview of emergency medical services (EMS), EMS systems, the role of the paramedic, introduction to National Standards Curriculum, preparatory, advanced anatomy and physiology and advanced airway management, and patient assessment and management. Lab work includes: patient assessment and management, bleeding control, fracture management, intravenous (IV) access techniques, endotracheal intubation, calculating dosages, preparing medications for administration, and practice in all administration techniques. Skills are subsequently demonstrated and evaluated in the laboratory, hospital and/or field setting. Students must satisfactorily perform all practical skills in order to successfully complete the course.
Prerequisite(s): EMS 101 , BIO 1100  and ENG 1200  
Corequisite(s): EMS 211  
Department: Allied Health, Mental Health and Human Services



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