Cardiovascular Care - EMS 141 at Germanna Community College

Effective: 2019-08-01

Course Description

Focuses on assessment and management of cardiac-related emergencies. Covers basic dysrhythmia recognition and relates it to overall cardiac patient care.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits

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

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to teach the student principles of assessment and management of cardiac emergencies and to teach basic EKG recognition.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 142.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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