EMS217 EMS Operations

This course provides the concepts necessary for the paramedic to function safely and effectively in the prehospital setting. Topics presented are Ambulance Operations; Air Medical Operations; Incident Command System; Multiple Casualty Incident Management, National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700 and 800 Certifications; Rescue Awareness; Crime Scene Awareness; and Hazardous Materials Awareness. Upon completion the student will have a complex understanding of the operational roles and responsibilities of the Paramedic to ensure patient, public, and personnel safety.

Prerequisites

EMS215

Prerequisites

EMS246

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Catalog Code: 
EMS217