EMS 123 - EMS Clinical Preparation at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2018-08-01

Introduces the student to local clinical agencies and prepares the student for clinical activities above the level of EMT. Includes prerequisites required by clinical affiliates, therapeutic communication, primary assessment, history taking, secondary assessment, reassessment, monitoring devices and documentation.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the novice student to the clinical aspects of advanced life support care.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

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

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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