PMD* 115

Building on concepts presented in EMT 112 and EMT 117, 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 paramedic. 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. Six (6) hours of class lecture and eight (8) hours
of laboratory per week.