Medical Emergencies


EMS-250

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology, infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, assess and manage the care of frequently encountered medical conditions based upon the initial patient assessment.

  • Prerequisite:
    EMS-122 and EMS-130
  • Corequisite:
    EMS-231
Class Hours 3
Lab Hours 3
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 4
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