Paramedic Patient Care I - EMS 223 at Blue Ridge Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Covers the breadth of medical and trauma conditions as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) for Paramedics. Part I of II.
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 equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver effective and compassionate patient care across the lifespan while considering the intricacies of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 224: Paramedic Patient Care I Laboratory

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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