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PARA 0220 - Emergency Medical Technician


Fall, Spring, Summer 9 Credit Hours
Emergency Medical Technician is a fundamental course that is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience to function as a competent, entry-level practitioner. The student will gain knowledge about the acute, critical differences in physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical differences as they pertain to the pre-hospital emergency medical care of the infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. The student will develop skills in patient assessment, airway management, shock and bleeding control, and splinting. The student will have the opportunity to implement the knowledge and skills learned and gain clinical experience during hospital and ambulance based clinical rotations. PARA 0201  or BIO 0121  is strongly recommended prior to enrolling in this course. Course Charge: $500.00 EMT Basic Special Course Chg, $135.00 Health Science Program Charge Prerequisite: Student must possess a current CPR for Healthcare Provider certification.



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