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Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EG 117 - Paramedic Refresher

Credit Hours: 1

This course reviews paramedic skills and content as it relates to cardiovascular and emergencies, including advanced level patient assessment, BLS and ALS airway skills, and pharmacology. In this course we review state-of-the-art technology and current national standards for pre-hospital emergency care. Successful completion of this course and its co-requisite EG 116 leads to eligibility for the NYS Paramedic Certification Exam, as well as Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate competency in the current national standards for assessment and management of a broad variety of medical and trauma emergencies;
  • become knowledgeable of current pre-hospital emergency medical updates in the areas of cardiac emergencies, including assessment, management and pharmacology related to those topics;
  • attain current American Heart Association and Advanced Cardiac Life Support course completion; and
  • with the completion of this course and its respective co-requisite, recertify as a NYS EMS provider at their respective level of care as a paramedic.

Corequisites: EG 116
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