EMS 141 - Cardiovascular Care at Patrick Henry Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

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

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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