2023-2024 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1120 - EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology

This course prepares students for initial scene management and assessment of patients as well as management of the airway. Introduction to pharmacology is also covered. Includes application of scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history, and reassessment) to guide emergency management. Topics include: Scene Size-Up; Primary Assessment; History Taking; Secondary Assessment; Monitoring Devices; Reassessment; Airway Management; Respiration; Artificial Ventilation; Principles of Pharmacology; Medication Administration; and Emergency Medications. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab -2. Credit hours: 3 (F, Sp, Su)