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EMT 121 Paramedic I
Credit Hours: 6
Prerequisite: Current certification as an EMT-B or I and acceptance into the EMT-P program

This course encompasses the training of paramedics in the areas of their role, medical/legal considerations, ethics, EMS Systems, personal wellness, injury prevention, general patient assessment, communications, documentation, assessment based management, and life span development. The paramedic student will also learn recognition and treatment of respiratory insufficiency. This course will consist of classroom theory and concurrent laboratory and clinical experience in simulated situation, hospital and pre-hospital settings. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

SPECIAL NOTE: A criminal background check, and drug test are required for the Emergency Medical Technology(EMT) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/emt

 
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