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EMT 211 ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN EMERGENCY CARE I

EMT 211      ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN EMERGENCY CARE   I      (4 Credits)

This course emphasizes the pathology, assessment, and management of disorders and emergencies in the various phases of the life cycle. Selected topics are covered in the areas of pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and geriatrics.

Also covered are concepts of pre-hospital communications. Each student gains practical experience through clinical rotations in a pediatric unit and emergency department, as well as through the initial portion of the pre-hospital field internship.

Prerequisite: “C” or better in EMT 200.

Co-requisite: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Students arrange to take this course on their own through the American Red Cross.

Laboratory fee.