Airway, Shock and Resuscitation - EMS 127 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2018-08-01

Course Description

Introduces concepts associated with pre-hospital emergency care of the individual experiencing airway difficulty or in need of resuscitation or shock 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

The purpose of this course is to introduce the novice student to the principles airway assessment and management, including 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. Corequisite: EMS 128.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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