EMS Clinical Preparation - EMS 123 at Blue Ridge Community College


Effective: 2018-08-01

Course Description

Introduces the student to local clinical agencies and prepares the student for clinical activities above the level of EMT. Includes prerequisites required by clinical affiliates, therapeutic communication, primary assessment, history taking, secondary assessment, reassessment, monitoring devices and documentation.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the novice student to the clinical aspects of advanced life support care.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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