PMD* 112

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,
cardiology, 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 paramedic. Clinical Laboratory
experiences are provided in an acute health care setting on medical, surgical,
obstetric, gynecologic, neonatal and pediatric and emergency units. Advanced
Cardiac Life Support is included in this semester. Six (6) hours of class lecture and
eight (8) hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: EMT* 111 and EMT* 116.