Catalog 2018-2019

EMSP 1120 EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology (2-2-3)

This course prepares students for initial scene management and the assessment of patients, as well as management of the airway. It also provides students with an introduction to pharmacology. This course includes the application of scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history, and reassessment) to guide emergency management. Topics include scene size-up, primary assessment, history taking, secondary assessment, monitoring devices, reassessment, airway management, respiration, artificial ventilation, principles of pharmacology, medication administration, and emergency medications.

Offered Fall

Prerequisite

Program admission

Syllabus for this course