EMS 142 - Cardiovascular Care Lab at Virginia Highlands Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Focuses on skills involved in the assessment and management of cardiac-related
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to teach the skills involved in the assessment and management of cardiac-related emergencies. It develops competency in basic dysrhythmia recognition and overall cardiac patient care.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite EMS 141.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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