Emergency Vehicles & EMS Communication

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS
150
1
3
0
2
Prerequisite:

Enrollment in EMS program

Corequisite:

None

This course examines the principles governing maintenance of emergency vehicles and EMS communication equipment and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include applicable motor vehicle laws affecting emergency vehicle operation, defensive driving, collision avoidance techniques, communication systems, and information management systems. Upon completion, students should have a basic knowledge of emergency vehicles, maintenance, and communication needs.