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Life Span Emergencies

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS 270 2 2 0 3
Prerequisite

EMS 120, EMS 130 and EMS 131, EMS 231, EMS 250 and EMS 260

Corequisite

EMS 241

Description

This course, required for paramedic certification, covers medical/ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies and certify at the Pediatric Advanced Life Support provider level.

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