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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 2014-2015

EMS 1002 Paramedic Preparation Course (A, SP, SU)  

4 credits
This is the course prerequisite for the paramedic certification program. Content will cover anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology relevant to providing advanced level emergency care.
Lecture: 3 hours – Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $25.00

 

EMS 1003 Introduction to Rescue for the EMS Provider (SU)    

2 credits
This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of rescue from the EMS perspective. The program will provide case-based learning as well as some hands-on experience in approaching the scene of a rescue emergency with the goal of maintaining safety for the rescuer and victims.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $70.00

 

EMS 1004 River Rescue (SU)                                          

2 credits
This course deals with rescuing victims from the water. It will include, but is not limited to, rope rescue systems, self-rescue, rescue from shore, boat assisted rescues, and rescue from boats.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $30.00

 

EMS 1005 Ice & Cold Water Rescue (SP)                      

2 credits
The course deals with rescuing victims from ice covered and cold water, hypothermia and other related medical concerns.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $40.00

 

EMS 1006 Vertical Rescue (A, SP)                                  

3 credits
This course is designed to present the fundamentals of rope rescue, using up-to-date equipment and techniques with a major emphasis on safety. Terminology, selection of proper equipment, essential knots, and current standards will be presented, as well as rope rescue systems and litter packaging. Practical application evolutions will include solving rescue problems and evaluating rope rescue systems stranded from ledges, cliffs, elevator shafts, etc.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 6 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860        Lab fee: $40.00

 

EMS 1007 Search & Rescue Certificate (A)                   

5 credits
This course will prepare the student to function in many search and rescue situations and improve missing person incident interoperability. The course will focus on responses to urban, rural, and wilderness environments. In addition to response, the student will be instructed in wilderness emergency care and will receive a Wilderness EMT upgrade certification if currently holding an EMT or Paramedic certification. Those not holding an EMT certification will receive a Wilderness First Responder certification. The course is taught over and above the minimum requirements of NASAR (National Association of Search and Rescue) for the SAR Technician Level III certification and students can challenge the NASAR on-line exam upon completion of the course.
Lecture: 3.6 hours – Lab: 4.4 hours       Lab fee: $40.00

 

EMS 1008 WMD for Emergency Services (SP)              

2 credits
The course includes basic safety issues for emergency responders and focuses on medical care of people exposed to weapons of mass destruction. Content reflects Department of Homeland Security mandatory training for emergency personnel.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860        Lab fee: $30.00

 

EMS 1009 Emergency Psychiatric Intervention (SP)     

2 credits
This course deals with the pre-hospital approach to people exhibiting abnormal behavior and provides an in-depth look into methods of evaluation and management of people experiencing behavioral crises.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860        Lab fee: $20.00

 

EMS 1860 Emergency Medical Technician (A, SP, SU)  

7 credits
This course covers all the knowledge and skills required for the state certification examination for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Course includes a minimum of 24 clock hours of clinical experience.

Lecture: 4.7 hours – Lab: 6.7 hours – Clinical: 1.6 hours
Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL 0190, completed health record PRIOR TO registration        
Lab fee: $200.00

 

EMS 1861 Paramedic I (AU)                                         

11 credits
This is part one of a three-part course sequence covering all the knowledge and skills required for the state certification examination for Paramedic. Course includes weekly clinical and field experiences.
Lecture: 6.4 hours – Lab: 2.7 hours – Clinical: 5 hours – DP: 8 hours|
Prerequisites: Current State of Ohio EMT certification, EMS 1860, EMS 1002, successful completion of HESI A2 entrance exam and application process, completed health record        
Lab fee: $350.00

 

EMS 1862 Paramedic II (SP)                                         

11 credits
This is part two of a three-part course sequence covering all the knowledge and skills required for the state certification examination for Paramedic. Course includes weekly clinical and field experiences.
Lecture: 5.3 hours – Lab: 5.3 hours – Clinical: 5 hours – DP: 8 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1861         Lab fee: $300.00

 

EMS 1863 Paramedic III (SU)                                        

8 credits
This is part three of a three-part course sequence covering all the knowledge and skills required for the state certification examination for Paramedic. Course includes weekly clinical and field experiences.
Lecture: 2.4 hours – Lab: 4.8 hours – Clinical: 3.3 hours – DP: 8 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1862         Lab fee: $350.00

 

EMS 2000 EMS Management (A)                                    

3 credits
This course is an introduction to management of an EMS system. Students will review different types of EMS systems and explore recruitment, training, and oversight of EMS staffing.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $15.00

 

EMS 2001 Disaster Planning & ICS (A)                          

2 credits
This course will give pre-hospital providers an introduction to disaster planning. Students will look at the history and types of disasters, both natural and man-made. For course completion each student will be developing an actual disaster plan.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860         Lab fee: $15.00

 

EMS 2002 12 Lead EKG Interpretation and Advanced Cardiac Treatment (SP)                            

3 credits
This course will teach students to perform and interpret 12 lead EKGs. Students will also learn to integrate advanced cardiac assessment and 12 lead EKG into treatment plans for critical patients.
Lecture: 3 hours
Instructor permission required
Prerequisite: ACLS certification or equivalent         Lab fee: $75.00

 

EMS 2004 EMT Refresher (SU)                                        

1 credit
This is the Ohio curriculum for an Emergency Medical Technician Refresher.
Lecture: .6 hour – Lab: 1.4 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1860 or equivalent State of Ohio EMT certification         Lab fee: $15.00

 

EMS 2005 Paramedic Refresher (A)                               

2 credits
This is the Ohio curriculum for a Paramedic Refresher.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: EMS 1863 or equivalent State of Ohio Paramedic certification         Lab fee: $25.00

 

EMS 2101 Critical Care Transport (On Demand)          

6 credits
This course deals with the special needs of critical patients during transport, including the use of advanced equipment and procedures. This course is designed to prepare paramedics and nurses to function as members of a critical care transport team. This is the UMBC CCEMT-P course.
Lecture: 5 hours – Lab: 3 hours
Instructor permission required
Prerequisites: Paramedic or RN with two years of experience, current CPR, ACLS, ITLS/PHTLS, PALS/PEPP certifications
Lab fee: $310.00 (includes fee to UMBC for certification exam)

 

EMS 2102 Public Safety Service Instructor (On Demand)  

5 credits
This course is the Ohio curriculum required for current firefighters, EMS providers, and Registered Nurses who wish to teach in Fire/EMS programs. Requirements for registration into this class are five years of experience in one of the careers listed above and written and skills pretesting according to O.A.C.
Lecture: 5 hours
Instructor permission required
Prerequisites: Five years of experience in one of the careers listed above; written and skills pretesting according to O.A.C    
Lab fee: $30.00