EMS619 Airway and Patient Assessment
4 credits—The course includes Module 2 (Airway Management and Ventilation) and Module 3 (Patient Assessment) of the DOT National Standard Curriculum for EMT Paramedics. Content will include advanced airway management physical assessment, field assessment, clinical decision making, documentation and the assessment and management of respiratory emergencies. The lab component of this course includes skills in airway management and ventilation, history taking, techniques of physical examination, patient assessment, clinical decision making, communication and AHA ACLS. All will be practiced and demonstrated.
Lecture Hours: 48
Lab Hours: 32
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in EMS641 Introduction to Paramedicine.
2015–2016 Course Cost: $675.00