Course TitlePRINCIPLES OF PREHOSPITAL CARE FOR THE EMT
DescriptionThis course focuses on the fundamental theory, principles, and practice underlying the provision of prehospital emergency care as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) based on current Massachusetts and national guidelines and evolving evidence-based practice recommendations. This course explores EMS systems and operations, airway and ventilation management, resuscitation, patient assessment and treatment of common medical, trauma, and behavioral emergencies throughout the lifespan, and connects pathophysiology to prehospital management. Students must successfully complete both EM 101 and EM 105 in the same semester to be eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT certification examination. Lecture: 4 hours per week. Lab:4 hours per week. Co-requisite: EM 105 Prerequisite: Admission to EMT, HS Diploma or GED, CORI/SORI requirements, health and vaccination compliance, 18 years of age or older to take the certification exam.
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(Assistance May be available) 1. Video Conferencing Platform (Remotely taught courses only) 2. Learning Management System (LMS) Requirements 3. Technology Requirements
SemesterFall 2022
ClassEM 101-155
Class No8529
Class TitlePRINCIPLES OF PREHOSPITAL CARE
InstructorSchnabel,Keith Stephen
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High speed internet access 
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