EMS 173 Paramedic Cardiology: II (2.25 CR)

(FORMERLY EMS 225 WITH EMS 170, EMS 171 AND EMS 172)

This course is designed to provide knowledge in cardiology to fulfill the needs of the AEMT (Paramedic) program. This course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as stated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Community Health, and the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support standards. Topics include pathophysiology of heart disorders, 12 lead EKG interpretation, pediatric ACLS, pharmacological therapy.

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Prerequisites: EMS 160, EMS 161, EMS 162, EMS 163, EMS 164, and EMS 166.

Corequisites: EMS 170, EMS 171, EMS 172, EMS 174, and EMS 176.