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Rescue Scene Management

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS 140 1 3 0 2
Prerequisite

Enrollment in EMS program

Corequisite

EMS 140A

Description

This course introduces rescue scene management and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include response to hazardous material conditions, medical incident command, and extrication of patients from a variety of situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage rescue operations based upon initial and follow-up scene assessment. Skills will include vehicle extrication, water rescue, rescue from heights, and confined space rescue.

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