2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Mar 26, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMSP 1338 - Introduction to Advanced Practice


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
Fundamental elements associated with emergency medical services to include preparatory practices, pathophysiology, medication administration, and related topics.
Prerequisite: EMSP 1160  and EMSP 1501 , or current EMT-B certification; ENGL 0304  or ESOL 0364  and ENGL 0306  or ESOL 0374  or ENGL 0302  
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the roles and responsibilities of advanced EMS personnel within the EMS system. 2 - Apply concepts of pathophysiology and pharmacology to the assessment and management of emergency patients. 3 - Administer medications. 4 - Employ effective communication. 5 - Interpret medical/legal issues. 6 - Demonstrate ethical behaviors. 7 - Discuss well-being of the paramedic.