Sep 30, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 120 - Advanced EMT


Class Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 6
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

This course is designed to provide the essential information on interventions/ treatments appropriate to the Advanced EMT and is required for Advanced EMT certification. Topics include airway management, automatic external defibrillation, cardiac electrophysiology, vascular access, acid-base balance, pharmacology, medical emergencies, traumatic injuries, and fluids and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to properly obtain vascular access, manage medical and trauma patients, utilize simple and advanced airways, and correctly interpret arterial blood gases.

Prerequisites: EMS 110 . Corequisites: EMS 121 .



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