EMS 1122 INTRODUCTION TO EMS SYSTEMS

This course introduces the student to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, roles, and responsibilities of the paramedic, well- being of the paramedic, illness and injury prevention, medical/legal issues, ethical issues, therapeutic communications, and life span development. This course was formerly taught as Fundamentals of Pre-hospital Care (EMT 1122). (2 sch: 1-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)