EMS 151 Introduction to EMS for Paramedics

Overview of paramedicine, the ethics of patient care management, and the laws and policies of emergency services, including the relationship between the field providers and other health care professionals, the patient-family response to emergency care, and verbal and nonverbal behaviors and communications related to the delivery of emergency medical services.

Units: 2.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp)

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: Admission into the EMT-Paramedic Program

Corequisites: EMS 150, EMS 152, EMS 153, EMS 154, and EMS 155

Lecture: Minimum 32 hours per semester


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