Course Descriptions

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - PARAMEDIC

EMSP 1260   Clinical-Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)     2:0:6 (Capstone Course)

A health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts.  Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  Co-Requisite:  EMSP 1501

EMSP 1291   Special Topics: AEMT Medical Emergencies and Special Populations     2:2:0

Advanced EMT knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies and in diverse populations to include neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and other related topics.  Pre-Requisite: EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite:  EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260 and EMSP 2338

EMSP 1338   Introduction to Advanced Practice     3:3:1

Fundamental elements associated with emergency medical services to include preparatory practices, pathophysiology, medication administration, and related topics.  Pre-Requisite: EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite:  EMSP 1291, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260 and EMSP 2338

EMSP 1355   Trauma Management     3:2:2

Knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with traumatic injuries.  Pre-Requisite:  EMSTP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, and EMSP 2338 

EMSP 1356   Patient Assessment and Airway Management     3:2:3

Knowledge and skills required to perform patient assessment, airway management, and artificial ventilation.  Pre-Requisite:  EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite:  EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 2260, and EMSP 2338 

EMSP 1501   Emergency Medical Technician     5:3:8

Preparation for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).  Includes all the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an emergency service or other specialized services.  Students are required to have a current American Heart Association-Health Care Provider CPR certification.  Co-Requisite:  EMSP 1260 

EMSP 2243   Assessment Based Management     2:1:4 (Capstone Course)

This course covers comprehensive, assessment based patient care management.  Includes specific care when dealing with pediatric, adult, geriatric, and special-needs patients.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2338, EMSP 2434, EMSP 2348, and EMSP 2444.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2262 and EMSP 2264

EMSP 2260   Clinical-Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) AEMT   2:0:9 (Capstone Course)

A health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts.  Direct supervision is provided by the clincial professional.  Prerequisite: EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, and EMSP 2338.

EMSP 2261   Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Clinical Cardiology     2:0:9

A health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts.  Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, and EMSP 2338.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2330, EMSP 2348, EMSP 2434, and EMSP 2444

EMSP 2262   Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Clinical     2:0:9 (Capstone Course) 

A health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts.  Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1250, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2338, EMSP 2348, EMSP 2434, and EMSP 2444.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2243 and EMSP 2264 

EMSP 2264   Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Clincial Field Experience     2:0:14 (Capstone Course)

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2338, EMSP 2348, EMSP 2434, and EMSP 2444.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2243 and EMSP 2262

EMSP 2330   Special Populations     3:3:1

Knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage ill or injured patients in diverse populations to include neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and other related topics.  Prerequisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2338.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2261, EMSP 2348, EMSP 2434 and EMSP 2444

EMSP 2338   EMS Operations     3:3:0

Knowledge and skills to safely manage multi-casualty incidents and rescue situations; utilize air medical resources; identify hazardous materials and other specialized incidents.  Prerequisite: EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1260.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, and EMSP 2260

EMSP 2348   Emergency Pharmacology     3:3:0

A comprehensive course covering all aspects of the utilization of medications in treating emergency situations.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, and EMSP 2338.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2434 and EMSP 2444

EMSP 2434   Medical Emergencies     4:3:3

Knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies, including medical overview, neurology, gastroenterology, immunology, pulmonology, urology, hematology, endocrinology, toxicology, and other related topics.  Pre-Requisite: TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, and EMSP 2338.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2348 and EMSP 2444

EMSP 2444   Cardiology     4:3:3

Assessment and management of patients with cardiac emergencies.  Includes single and multi-lead ECG interpretation.  Pre-Requisite:  TSI Reading requirement met; EMSP 1501, EMSP 1260, EMSP 1291, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2338.  Co-Requisite: EMSP 2261, EMSP 2330, EMSP 2348 and EMSP 2434

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