Emergency Medical Tech (EMSP)

EMSP 1160  Clinical-Emergency Medical Technician  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course. Orientation is required prior to the start of the course.

Co-requisite(s): EMSP 1501 and departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 1260  Clinical - Advanced Emergency Medical Technology  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 12 Lab)  

This is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by a clinical professional. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course. Continuous enrollment may be required until these objectives are met. Orientation is required prior to the start of the course. Co-rerequisites: EMSP 1338, 1355, 1356 and departmental approval.

Course Type: Technical

EMSP 1338  Introduction to Advanced Practice  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers fundamental elements associated with emergency medical services to include preparatory practices, pathophysiology, medication administration, and related topics.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1160, EMSP 1501, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404 or departmental approval.
Co-requisite(s): EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, and EMSP 1260. Reading level 7, Writing level 7 and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 1355  Trauma Management  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is a detailed study of the knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with traumatic injuries. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1160, EMSP 1501, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404 or departmental approval.
Co-requisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, and EMSP 1260. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 1356  Patient Assessment and Airway Management  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers knowledge and skills required to perform patient assessment, airway management, and artificial ventilation. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1160, EMSP 1501, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404 or departmental approval.
Co-requisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, and EMSP 1260. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 1501  Emergency Medical Technician  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course provides the preparation for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2137  Emergency Procedures  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course uses the application of emergency medical procedures. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 1260, BIOL 2302, BIOL 2102 and departmental approval
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2162  Clinical - EMT Paramedic II  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This is a health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course. Continuous enrollment may be required until these are met. Orientation is required prior to the start of the course.

Co-requisite(s): EMSP 2330, 2434 and departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2168  Practicum/Field Experience - Paramedic  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 10 Lab)  

This is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Practical/field experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course and continuous enrollment may be required until these are met. Orientation is required prior to the start of the course.

Co-requisite(s): EMSP 2243 or departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2205  EMS Operations  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a detailed study of the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competence to safely manage multi-casualty incidents and rescue situations; utilize air medical resources; identify hazardous materials and other specialized incidents. Curriculum is based on the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards. Practical field exercises will be performed, and some may require weekend participation. The student must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class. Continuous enrollment may be required until these are met.

Prerequisite(s): Program Director/Departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2206  Emergency Pharmacology  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This is a study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, routes of administration and calculation of dosages. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 1260, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404 or departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2237  Emergency Procedures  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course uses the application of emergency medical procedures. This course was designed to be taken once and repeated if necessary to improve student proficiency.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 1260, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404, or departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2243  Assessment Based Management  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This course is a summative experience covering comprehensive, assessment-based patient care management for the paramedic level. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 2434, EMSP 2330, or departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7 and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2262  Clinical - EMT Paramedic II  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 10 Lab)  

This is a health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course. Continuous enrollment may be required until these are met. Orientation is required prior to the start of the course.

Co-requisite(s): EMSP 2330, 2434 and departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2268  Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Practicum  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 14 Lab)  

This is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Practical/field experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for the course and continuous enrollment may be required until these are met. Orientatinon is required prior to the start of the course.

Co-requisite(s): EMSP 2243 or departmental approval.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2330  Special Populations  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage ill or injured patients in diverse populations to include neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and other related topics. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 2206, EMSP 2444 or departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, and Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2352  Emergency Medical Services Research  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course covers primary and/or secondary research in current and emerging issues in EMS. Basic research principles, scientific inquiry, and interpretation of professional literature are emphasized.

Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2434  Medical Emergencies  4 Credits   (4 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course covers knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies, including medical overview, neurology, gastroenterology, immunology, pulmonology, urology, hematology, endocrinology, toxicology, and other related topics. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 2206, EMSP 2444 or departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, Math level 8.
Course Type: Technical

EMSP 2444  Cardiology  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course covers assessment and management of patients with cardiac emergencies. Includes single and multi-lead ECG interpretation. Students must meet the expected outcomes and terminal objectives of the class.

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 1260, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101, and BIOL 2302 and BIOL 2102; or BIOL 2404 or departmental approval. Reading level 7, Writing level 7, and Math level 8
Course Type: Technical