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2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSP 1801 - Fundamentals of Paramedic I

Credits: 8
**Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

F - Dyersburg
Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , EMSA 1112 , EMSA 1202 , EMSA 1502  

Co-requisites: EMSP 1311 EMSP 1401  

This course is the first of two lecture courses to include the following topics: paramedic roles, responsibilities, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, EMS operations, medical/legal considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, general pathophysiology, general pharmacology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies and introduction to cardiology. 8 hours lecture.


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