EMHS - EMERGENCY MEDICAL HEALTH SERVICES

EMHS - 1030   FIRST RESPONDER
[2 hours] This course is required by the State of Ohio for persons employed by police, fire, EMS, industrial and office personnel who as part of their normal duties respond for request for Emergency First Aid.  Student must hold current certification in CPR/AHA Health Care Provider prior to course completion.

EMHS - 1040   PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT
[6 hours]  Topics covered include patient assessment, advanced airway management, bandaging/splinting.  Adult, pediatric emergency medicine topics are covered.  Successful completion leads to eligibility to sit for National Registry examination as EMT-B.  Prerequisite: Current CPR certification; permission of instructor

EMHS - 2030   PARAMEDIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE I
[6 hours]  Roles and responsibilities of the EMT-P, including history and patient assessment techniques.  Pathophysiology of shock, cardiac, renal and respiratory emergencies.  Prerequisite: EMHS 1040; EMT-B certification; admission to program   Corequisite: EMHS 2040, 2050

EMHS - 2040   ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
[2 hours]  Clinical experiences are offered in patient assessment, airway management and venipuncture.  Emphasis is on advanced assessment, ECG interpretation and skills needed to stabilize and manage critically ill patients.  Prerequisite: EMHS 1040; permission of instructor   Corequisite: EMHS 2030, 2050

EMHS - 2050   PARAMEDIC SKILLS I
[3 hours]  Presentation of intubation, intravenous and trauma management skills.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Trauma Life Support are included.  Prerequisite: EMHS 1040   Corequisite: EMHS 2030, 2040

EMHS - 2060   DISASTER PLANNING AND RESPONSE
[2 hours]  A systems approach to multiple casualties incidents will be presented.  Topics include planning, organization and control, triage principles and incident command procedures.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EMHS - 2070   ADVANCED SKILLS FOR PARAMEDICS
[3 hours]  Advanced physician extender skills for the paramedic.  Lecture and laboratory include advanced assessment, suturing, critical care techniques, 12-lead EKGs.  The evolving role of paramedics in primary care will be discussed.  Prerequisite: EMHS 1040; EMT-P Certification

EMHS - 2080   CURRENT TRENDS AND PRACTICES IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE
[1 hour]  Integration of practice with current issues in EMS designed to blend field work with up-to-date knowledge base. Research project required.       Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EMHS - 2160   PARAMEDIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE II
[6 hours]  Advanced techniques and knowledge required to manage trauma and pediatric patients is the major emphasis.  Also discussed are obstetric and gynecological behavioral and environmental emergencies.    Prerequisite: EMHS 2030, 2040, 2050   Corequisite: EMHS 2170, 2180

EMHS - 2170    ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
[2 hours]  Clinical experiences emphasize the initial stabilization and management of the acutely ill and/or injured patient.  A wide range of exposure to patients in hospital and in prehospital setting.  Prerequisite: EMHS 2030, 2040, 2050   Corequisite: EMHS 2160, 2180

EMHS - 2180   PARAMEDIC SKILLS II
[3 hours]  Presentation of trauma management skills outlined in Advanced Basic Trauma Life Support course and skills presented in Pediatric Advanced Life Support course.  Also emergency childbirth management is presented.  Prerequisite: EMHS 2030, 2040, 2050   Corequisite: EMHS 2160, 2170

EMHS - 2190   PREHOSPITAL EXTERNSHIP
[3 hours]  Clinical experience is offered providing concentrated experience in the prehospital care of the acutely ill/injured patient.  Vehicle-based experience.  Includes preparation for national certification examinations.  Prerequisite: EMHS 2160, 2170,2180

EMHS - 2990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 3 hours]  A course designed to provide educational opportunities in a specialized academic area under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

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Last Updated: 5/5/14