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EMS220

Cardiology II

This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include assessment and treatment of cardiac emergencies, application and interpretation of advanced electrocardiography utilizing the twelve-lead ECG, cardiac pharmacology, and patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to assess and treat patients utilizing American Heart Association guidelines.

Lecture Hours: 

2.00

Lab Hours: 

3.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: EMS 122, EMS 130 and EMS 160