This course is intended to train paramedics in hematology, abuse and assault, challenged patients, extrication awareness, ambulance operations, medical incident command, crime scene awareness, rural emergency medical services (EMS), and assessment-based management. Topics also include potentially violent situations, responding to terrorist acts, hazardous materials response, air medical response, simple triage and rapid treatment (START) and simple triage and rapid treatment for children (JumpSTART). It includes classroom theory and laboratory experience.
Prereq: Program admission; current license as an EMT-B; C or better in EMT124, EMT125, EMT126, EMT127, EMT130, and EMT131.
Coreq: EMT230; EMT231.