Apr 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog
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EMS 100+ - Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice

8 credits
Course presenting the foundations of emergency medical services. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, well-being, illness and injury prevention, role in public health, medical/legal issues, ethics, pathophysiology, patient assessment, airway management, vascular access and medication administration, therapeutic communications, life-span development, communication, and care of the trauma patient.  [FALL] Course Fees. Six hours lecture and four hours of laboratory per week.
Prerequisite(s): Current certification as a Nationally Registered or Maryland EMT.



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