Dec 06, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 120 - Basic EMT II


Offered WI
Lecture-5
5 credit hrs/5 contact hrs
Prerequisites: EMS 118 - Basic EMT I EMS 130 - Basic EMT Lab I , and EMS 140 - Basic EMT Clinical I  with “C” or better (2.0 out of a 4.0 scale)
Corequisites: EMS 131 - Basic EMT Lab II  and EMS 141 - Basic EMT Clinical II  

This course, in conjunction with EMS 118, EMS 130, EMS 131, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 150, and EMS 160, is designed to teach the knowledge, skills, and appropriate behavior to prepare students for the National Registry Certification examination which will enable them to obtain a Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license.  The focus of this course is on the didactic material including topics such as: respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies, allergic reactions, poisoning/overdose emergencies, obstetrics, abdominal illness, bleeding and shock, musculoskeletal care, and special considerations such as geriatrics and pediatrics.  Students will be under the direct supervision of a licensed EMS Instructor-Coordinator.  Successful completion of this course requires the student to pass both the written and practical skills examinations consistent with state and national standards.



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