Your Success Is Our Mission
Serving Henderson and Transylvania Counties in Western North Carolina

EMS250

Adv Medical Emergencies

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, nose and throat. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, assess and manage the care of frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient assessment.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

3.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130

Corequisites: 

and EMS 131