EMTP1213: PREHOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT
The role of the advanced prehospital provider in the EMS system is emphasized along with the legal responsibilities and liabilities within the EMS environment. This course includes the utilization of medical direction and protocols, ethics, and the well being of EMS personnel with an emphasis on illness and injury prevention. Rescue, stress management, and mass casualty response will be included in this course. Hazardous materials as well as violent situations will be covered with an emphasis on personal and bystander safety. The patient assessment portion will include history taking, interview skills, and the physical exam. EMT level assessment techniques will be readdressed in addition to the introduction of paramedic level skills/techniques.
Ozark Allied Health Fee: $30.