EMS 103 Mobile Intensive Care Nurse

Orientation to advanced prehospital care protocols for the ICEMA Region (San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties) and Riverside County. Provides comprehensive exploration of EMS systems, medical-legal concerns, and the roles and responsibilities of the MICN. The lab sessions afford the student the opportunity to develop skills related to protocol utilization and radio communication. Graded on a Pass or No Pass basis only.

Units: 2.25

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: As required by San Bernardino and Riverside County Emergency Medical Services: A current California R.N. license, one year experience as a registered nurse, 800 hours experience as a nurse in the emergency department, current ACLS certification, proof of successful completion of a cardiac dysrhythmia course, current employment in a base station hospital in San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo, or Mono county and the ability to complete a written screening examination with 80 percent accuracy

Lecture: Minimum 20 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 20 hours per semester

Clinic: Minimum 16 hours per semester

Field: Minimum 16 hours per semester