This course provides the foundational knowledge for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) candidates while providing all requirements for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) candidates. Topics include: basic anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, traumatic injury management, airway management, cardiac management to include cardiac arrest and basic medical care. Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to participate in the National registry for their Emergency Medical responder exams. This is required for a Wisconsin EMR certification. NOTE: Upon successful completion, students have two years to obtain the Wisconsin EMR licensure.
This course will further build upon the basic knowledge of the EMR and EMT part 1 course. Topics Include; expanded anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, disease processes, more complex patient assessment and critical thinking skill, in addition to additional skills allowed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services EMS section Scope of Practice for EMTâ€™s. NOTE: Students must have a current CPR certification while enrolled in this course. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the 305313 EMT Program and COREQUISITE: 30531340 EMR and EMT part 1 with a C (2.0) or better.
Total: 5 Credits
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