This course is intended to train paramedics in medical/legal issues, ethics, emergency/medical systems, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), personal wellness including emotional aspects and stress, injury prevention, life span development, acute interventions for chronic-care patients, urology/nephrology, infectious disease and sepsis. Topics also include home health care, the role of the paramedic in public and emergency medical services (EMS) research. It includes classroom theory and laboratory experience.
Prereq: Program admission; current license as an EMT-B; C or better in EMT124, EMT125, and EMT126.
Coreq: EMT130 and EMT131.