EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – PARAMEDIC I

EMT* 111

This course, which is divided into six (6) units, introduces the student to the role
and responsibilities of the EMT-P. The student is provided with the fundamental
knowledge and skills necessary to provide advanced life support to individuals,
of all ages, who require pre-hospital cardio-pulmonary care. Concepts of
Pharmacology are introduced and are integrated into the discussion of each human
system. Clinical and laboratory experiences are selected utilizing a major acute care
health center in order to provide the student with opportunity to practice skills
related to the emergency medical care of these patients. The clinical laboratory
experiences are in the Intensive Care and Coronary Care Units, Intravenous Therapy,
Emergency Department and Operating Room. Seven (7) hours of class lecture and
eight (8) hours of laboratory per week. Formerly listed as EMTP 101, not open to
students who have successfully completed EMTP 101. Prerequisite: admission to the
EMT-Paramedic Certificate or Paramedic Studies Degree Program.