Paramedic Cardiovascular Care - EMS 221 at Blue Ridge Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Covers in-depth assessment and management of cardiovascular conditions, as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) for Paramedics.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

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

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles involved in the assessment and management of cardiac emergencies.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 222: Paramedic Cardiovascular Care Laboratory

Course Objectives

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