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2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSB 1601 - EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations

Credits: 6
**Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
Co-requisites: EMSB 1101 EMSB 1111  

This course is one of two lecture courses designed to provide the student with the knowledge of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder-National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the EMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, EMS operations, medical/legal/ethical considerations, fundamental anatomy and physiology, life span development, fundamental pathophysiology, patient assessment, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies. 6 hours lecture.

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