EMSP 1356 - Patient Assessment and Airway Management
3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Knowledge and skills required to perform patient assessment, airway management, and artificial ventilation. Prerequisite: ENGL 0304 or ESOL 0364 and ENGL 0306 or ESOL 0374 or ENGL 0302; EMSP 1160, EMSP 1501, or current EMT-B certification. Corequisite: EMSP 1161 and EMSP 2306 Course Outcomes 1 - Differentiate respiratory distress, failure and arrest.
2 - Establish and/or maintain a patient airway.
3 - Demonstrate oxygenation and ventilation of a patient.
4 - Perform a history and comprehensive physical exam on various patient populations.
5 - Interpret results of monitoring devices.