Emergency Management Services (HEMS)

HEMS 1110 - Introduction to Basic EMT (1 Credit Hour)

Role, responsibility and well being of the EMT-Basic. Discussion of medical/legal/ethical and cultural issues, communication and documentations techniques, the human body and methods utilized in lifting and moving patients.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/0/1)

HEMS 1120 - Patient Assess and Airway Mgmt (2 Credit Hours)

The study of airway anatomy and physiology, maintaining open airways, resuscitation and its special variations, use of suction equipment, and oxygen equipment and delivery. Scene size-up, initial assessment, focused history and physical exam for trauma and medical detailed physical exam, on-going assessment are discussed and demonstrated in this course. Integrated supervised labs are part of this course.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/1/2)

HEMS 1140 - Medical/Behavioral Emer/Trauma (2 Credit Hours)

The study of general pharmacology, respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies, allergies, poisoning/overdose, environmental and behavioral emergencies. Instruction also provided in assessments and prehospital care of patients with bleeding and shock, soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, and injuries to the head and spine and the elderly. Integrated supervised labs are part of the course.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/1/2)

HEMS 1160 - Maternal Pediatric Management (1 Credit Hour)

Instruction in the management of normal and complicated deliveries, neonatal resuscitation, and gynecological emergencies. The study of developmental information and anatomical differences in infants and children. Discussion of common medical and trauma situations and infants/children who are dependent on special technology. Integrated supervised labs are part of this course.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/0/1)

HEMS 1170 - EMT - Ambulance Operation (1 Credit Hour)

Discussion of emergency vehicles operation, gaining access, roles and responsibilities at the crash scene, hazardous materials, incident management systems, mass casualty situations, and basic triage. Included are observation and the practical application of EMT-Basic skills in various clinical sites under the supervision of a preceptor and /or faculty.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/0/1)

HEMS 1172 - EMT- Basic Clinical (1 Credit Hour)

Observation and the practical application of EMT-Basic skills in various clinical sites under the supervision of a preceptor and/or faculty.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/1/1)

HEMS 1200 - Emergency Medical Tech I (3 Credit Hours)

HEMS 1300 - Emergency Medical Tech II (3 Credit Hours)