EMS 152 - Advanced EMT Completion at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Advanced, Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Includes patient assessment, differential diagnosis and management of multiple complaints. Includes, but are not limited to conditions relating to diabetic, neurological, abdominal pain, environmental, behavioral, gynecology, and toxicological disease conditions. Also includes Advanced EMT level cardiac, trauma and special population topics.
Credits 2. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

The course will cover the assessment and management of medical problems and emergencies in the following areas: pulmonary, neurological, endocrine, genitourinary, digestive, hematological, toxicological, behavioral, and environmental. In addition, cardiac, trauma and special populations curricula for Advanced EMT will be taught. This course is part of the state-mandated curriculum that leads to taking the National Registry Advanced EMT, Intermediate, and/or Paramedic certification exam.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current EMT Certification and EMS 151 Co-requisite: EMS 151

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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