Advanced Airway and Shock Management - EMS 181 at Rappahannock Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Introduces core principles of airway, shock, and resuscitation as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) within the Advanced EMT curriculum. Provides students with a fundamental knowledge of the Cardiopulmonary system, including its assessment and management of shock. Covers cardiac arrest and post-arrest management.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

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

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to equip Advanced EMT (AEMT) students with essential skills in managing airways, mastering resuscitation techniques, and providing comprehensive care for patients in a state of shock.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Co-requisite: EMS 182: Advanced Airway & Shock Management Laboratory

Course Objectives

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