2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1120 - EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology


Prerequisite: ALHS 1011  and ALHS 1090  or BIOL 2113  and BIOL 2113L  and BIOL 2114  and BIOL 2114L , ENGL 1010  or ENGL 1101 , MATH 1012  or MATH 1111  or MATH 1103  and PSYC 1010  or PSYC 1101  
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)