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Cardiology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS 220 2 6 0 4
Prerequisite

EMS 120, EMS 121, EMS 130, and EMS 131

Corequisite

EMS 210 and EMS 221

Description

This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, rhythm interpretation, cardiac pharmacology, and patient treatment. Upon completion, students should be able to certify at the Advanced Cardiac Life Support provider level utilizing American Heart Association Guidelines. In addition, the course provides instruction in the use of various cardiac monitoring devices.

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