EMS 2621 - Paramedic Phase 2
Credit Hours: 8.0
All prerequisite courses are required AND All corequisites courses are required.
Prerequisite(s): EMS2464, EMS2620, EMS2620L with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): EMS2465, EMS2621L
This course meets the requirements of the US DOT National Standard Curriculum for Paramedics and is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Pre-Hospital Topics and Skills: roles and responsibilities, history of the profession, EMS communications and major incident response, stress management, Florida specific information. Trauma Management Topics and Skills: trauma and injury management, burns, fluid replacement therapy, sterile technique, mast suit, splinting and shock management. OB/GYN/Neonatal Emergencies Topics and Skills: reproductive emergencies and management, neonatal management, Florida required training on Sudden Infant Death, infant delivery, pediatric CPR, pharmacology. Behavioral Emergencies, Topics: behavioral emergencies and management. Medical Emergencies Topics and Skills: endocrine emergencies, acute abdomen management, genitourinary, reproductive and nervous systems, anaphylaxis, toxicology, abused substances, infectious diseases, environmental injuries, geriatrics, gerontology and pediatrics, medical patient history and assessment, diabetic emergencies, pharmacology, managing patients to include geriatrics and infants and children.
Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)