Assess your readiness for the real world and track your progress toward building the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to perform advanced emergency care. Receive personalized evaluation and feedback in an instructor-led online environment that provides you with the tools necessary to schedule clinical rotations, enter patient care data, generate reports, set goals, and identify knowledge deficits. Instructor permission required for enrollment. Transcript available.
Build on the knowledge you gained as an EMT-B while you learn the principles and practices of patient assessment, the function of human body systems, advanced airway management and ventilation, intravenous access, pharmacology, and medication administration. In this course, you will have the opportunity to explore the role of the EMT-I and the legal considerations of advanced pre-hospital care. Before registration, make an appointment with the Paramedic Program Specialist for an application and an interview. To enroll you must achieve a passing score on the FISDAP comprehensive entrance exam. There is a potential for exposure to hazardous materials and bloodborne pathogens. Physical requirements include the ability to stand, walk, lift, and carry patients out of buildings and down steps. Students are required to practice on one another in skills lab. You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. On the first day of class, you must present a current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR card, and provide documentation of a current Maryland EMT-B card with one year (or 150 calls) experience as an EMT-B or a waiver from the program specialist. Corequisite: Math for Healthcare Careers. You can test out of the math class at the Test Center by achieving a passing score on the elementary algebra exam (ACEA). Textbooks available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Apply the new knowledge and skills you gained as you learn the assessment and pre-hospital management of a variety of common respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, and environmental emergencies. This course also provides an overview of the mechanisms and prehospital management of a variety of traumatic injuries involving the head, neck, spine, thorax, and abdominal cavities; burns; shock; and basic 3 lead and 12 lead electrocardiography acquisition and interpretation. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisite: EMS Assessment Based Management. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Learn advanced prehospital management of a variety of common disease processes and medical emergencies as you examine individual human body systems and their related pathophysiology. Additional topics include allergies and anaphylaxis, toxicology, infectious disease, environmental emergencies, psychiatric disorders, gynecology, and obstetrics. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisites: Paramedic Foundations and Paramedic Pharmacology. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Study the classification, pharmacokinetics, dosage calculation, and administration of drugs used in pre-hospital emergency care. Includes toxicology and substance abuse. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisite: EMT-Intermediate to Paramedic Transition. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Unique situations require specialized care and management. Discover the different approaches needed for the advanced prehospital management of obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies. Also explores issues related to chronic-care clients, victims of abuse/assault, and other challenges. Additional topics include assessment-based management, operations, incident management, and terrorist attacks. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisites: Paramedic Trauma Emergencies and Paramedic Medical Emergencies. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Explore the "Golden Hour" of prehospital trauma management as you learn the role of the EMT-P in the EMS trauma system. Content includes mechanism of injury analysis, patient presentations, assessment, and advanced prehospital management of a variety of emergencies involving trauma to the major human body systems. No additional textbook purchase required. Prerequisites: Paramedic Foundations and Paramedic Pharmacology. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $395
Material Fee: $79
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 123
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