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EMSP 1338 - INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED PRACTICE

32 lecture + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic within the EMS system
  • Apply the basic concepts of development, pathophysiology and pharmacology to assessment and management of emergency patients
  • Properly administer medications
  • Communicate effectively with patients
  • Understand the medical, legal, and ethical issues relating to EMS practice as well as the issues impacting the well being of the paramedic

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3