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EMS 1120 — Advanced EMT

Credit Hours: 8.00   Total Contact Hours: 16.00   Lecture Hours: 6.00   Lab Hours: 2.00   Clinical/Other Hours: 8.00  

Demonstrates both the cognitive and psychomotor skills required to challenge the NREMT Advanced EMT certification exam. This course meets the state required cognitive and didactic components of the Emergency Medical Technician Advanced curriculum as outlined and approved by the Emergency Medical Services Board in March of 2002. Topics to be covered include the assessment and management of medical and trauma emergencies. Advanced skills such as manual defibrillation, intravenous cannulation, and use of pharmacological agents for pain, respiratory emergencies and diabetic emergencies will be covered. Changes in State and Federal law and regulations may necessitate changes in this course. Students enrolling in this course must be certified as an EMT-Basic in the state of Ohio.
Prerequisites: Current Ohio EMT certification, Completion of EMS admission packet and all paperwork.