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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EG 116 - EMS Refresher and Update

Credit Hours: 4

This course reviews basic EMT skills and content, as well as advanced level patient assessment, BLS and ALS airway skills, general pharmacology, medical emergencies and trauma care for Advances EMTs and Paramedics. 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 117 leads to eligibility for the NYS Advanced EMT or paramedic exam respectively, as well as renewal of their advanced provider level ITLS, CPR and Pediatric credentials.

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 CPR, trauma, general pharmacology, and medical emergencies;
  • attain current American Heart Association, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Health Care Professional course completion;
  • attain International Trauma Life Support recognition as an Advanced Level Provider;
  • attain current American Heart Association, Pediatric Advanced 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 an AEMT or Paramedic.

Corequisites: EG 117
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