EMS 2601 - Paramedic Theory I
Prerequisites: BSC 1085C or BSC 1093C , EMS 2600 , EMS 2600L, and EMS 2522 - all with a grade of ”C” or better
Corequisites: EMS 2601L and EMS 2646
Note: A grade of “C” or better is required to successfully complete this course.
This course is an in-depth study of the U.S. Department of Transportation, EMT Paramedic: National Standard Curriculum/EMS Education Standards which include aspects of the prehospital environment which focuses on general patient assessment and assessment-based management; airway and ventilation assessment; venous access and medication administration; clinical decision-making; shock and fluid resuscitation; aspects of advanced training on prehospital trauma and burn management; the respiratory system which includes disease pathophysiology and respiratory arrest management; management of geriatric and psychiatric patients; patients experiencing anaphylaxis and patients with disorders of the neurological system related to trauma and the pulmonary system.
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