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Catalog/Handbook 2017-18 
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 1158L - Emergency Medical Technology Lab/Clinical

11 hours Lab, 11 hours Clinical, 5 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): EMS 1059C
Corequisite(s): EMS 1158
AA Elective: No
This course emphasizes demonstration, practice, and competency verification in basic EMS skills when utilizing equipment and supplies found on an ambulance. This course provides EMS skill instruction and competency verification through clinical sites and the EMS Skills Laboratory. Clinical rotations include: 16 hours in a hospital emergency department, 4 hours of nursing home rotation, and an 80-hour internship with 20 calls on an Advanced Life Support Unit. In addition to the scheduled class lab hours, students are required to attend TEAM Day, complete CPR training, and verify skill competency in the EMS Skills Lab.

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