Advanced Airway and Shock Management Lab - EMS 182 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2024-01-01

Course Description

Examines assessment and management of trauma emergencies as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) within the Advanced EMT curriculum. Provides students with specific skills related to airway, resuscitation and shock management.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 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 Advanced EMT student the principle skills of airway management, resuscitation techniques and care of a patient in shock.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Co-requisite: EMS 181: Advanced Airway and Shock Management

Course Objectives

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