Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EM 101 PRINCIPLES OF PREHOSPITAL CARE FOR THE EMT



This course focuses on the fundamental theory, principles, and practice underlying the provision of prehospital emergency care as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) based on current Massachusetts and national guidelines and evolving evidence-based practice recommendations.This course explores EMS systems and operations, airway and ventilation management, resuscitation, patient assessment and treatment of common medical, trauma, and behavioral emergencies throughout the lifespan, and connects pathophysiology to prehospital management.Students must successfully complete both EM 101 and EM 105 in the same semester to be eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT certification examination.Lecture: 4 hours per week. Lab:4 hours per week.Co-requisite: EM 105Prerequisite: Admission to EMT, HS Diploma or GED, CORI/SORI requirements, health and vaccination compliance, 18 years of age or older to take the certification exam. 6 Credits Co-requisite: EM 105Prerequisite: Admission to EMT, HS Diploma or GED, CORI/SORI requirements, health and vaccination compliance, 18 years of age or older to take the certification exam.