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10531911.13 - EMS FUNDAMENTAL
This course provides the paramedic student with comprehensive knowledge of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, safety, well-being, legal issues, and ethical issues, with the intended outcome of improving the health of EMS personnel, patients, and the community. The students will obtain fundamental knowledge of public health principles and epidemiology as related to public health emergencies, health promotion, and illness / injury prevention. Introducing students to comprehensive anatomical and medical terminology and abbreviations will foster the development of effective written and oral communications with colleagues and other health care professionals.

Academic Offering
Description This course provides the paramedic student with comprehensive knowledge of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, safety, well-being, legal issues, and ethical issues, with the intended outcome of improving the health of EMS personnel, patients, and the community. The students will obtain fundamental knowledge of public health principles and epidemiology as related to public health emergencies, health promotion, and illness / injury prevention. Introducing students to comprehensive anatomical and medical terminology and abbreviations will foster the development of effective written and oral communications with colleagues and other health care professionals.
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 2.00
Credit Types Audit, Credit, Exam/Work Experience, Pass/Fail, Transfer

Contract Offering
Description This course provides the paramedic student with comprehensive knowledge of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, safety, well-being, legal issues, and ethical issues, with the intended outcome of improving the health of EMS personnel, patients, and the community. The students will obtain fundamental knowledge of public health principles and epidemiology as related to public health emergencies, health promotion, and illness / injury prevention. Introducing students to comprehensive anatomical and medical terminology and abbreviations will foster the development of effective written and oral communications with colleagues and other health care professionals.
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 2.00
Credit Types Audit, Credit, Exam/Work Experience, Pass/Fail, Transfer

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