Fundamentals for Paramedics   [Archived Catalog]
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011]

EMS 0200 - Fundamentals for Paramedics

This course is the first of 10 courses that meet the EMS education guidelines for the Paramedic. Topics covered in this course are: anatomy and physiology for the paramedic, Florida-specific EMS rules and laws, fundamental of paramedic practice, medico/legal aspects, well-being of the paramedic, pharmacology, basic cardiology and airway management.
Prerequisites: Current Florida EMT-B and AHA Healthcare Provider certifications

Corequisites: HCP 0001, EMS 0200L, EMS 0201

Contact Hours: 152; Workforce Credits: 5.