EMS 160 Paramedic Advanced Practice: I (4.25 CR)

(FORMERLY EMS 215 WITH EMS 161, EMT 162, EMT 163 and EMS 166)

This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) in the State of Michigan. This course includes patient assessment techniques and concepts, advanced airway management, fluid and shock resuscitation, acid/base and body buffer systems, and multi-systems trauma treatments. Included in this course is a module on medical terminology. The course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Community Health, and Jackson County Medical Control Authority.

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Prerequisite: Instructor Permission Required

Corequisites: EMS 161, EMS 162, EMS 163, EMS 164 and EMS 166.