Oct 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PMD-1000 Introduction to Paramedicine and Medical Emergencies


4 Credits
Introduces the paramedic student to the roles and responsibilities central to the delivery of emergency pre-hospital advanced life support-level care. Includes paramedic and technical report writing, laws governing practice, psychosocial issues and ethical considerations and aspects of the pre-hospital EMT systems and emergency field communications. Provides knowledge and skills essential to advanced life support care of patients with medical emergencies. Covers cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous system, endocrinology, allergies-anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, urinary/nephrology, and hematology as a physiologic base for assessment and intervention.
Prerequisite(s): Program admission. Corequisite(s): PMD-1010 , PMD-1020 , and PMD-1050 .
3 class/3 lab hours.
Note: All courses incorporate Statewide Protocols for Paramedic as applicable.



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