Building on concepts presented in EMT 111 and EMT 116, this course is designed
to provide the student with knowledge concerning the pathophysiology and
management of pre-hospital advanced life support for patients presenting
problems associated with selected body systems. Concepts of pharmacology,
shock, trauma, legal issues and trends are integrated into the discussion of
the units planned in this course. Also included are principles of telemetry, and
communication emphasizing the role and responsibilities of the EMT-P. Clinical
Laboratory experiences are provided in an acute health care setting on medical,
surgical, obstetric, gynecologic, neonatal and pediatric and emergency units.
Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support is included in this semester. Seven (7)
hours of class lecture and eight (8) hours of laboratory per week. Formerly listed
as EMTP 102, not open to students who have successfully completed EMTP 102.
Prerequisites: EMT* 111 and EMT* 116.