Emergency Medical Service (EMS)
EMS 1 Paramedic Preparatory Course
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36 Lab: 54
Prerequisite: Completed Paramedic Program application and current California EMT certificate and 1000 hours employment as an EMT and Eligibility for ENGL 68 and Eligibility for READ 90 and Eligibility for MATH 51
Assessment and review of required Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) competencies as part of the preparation for the Paramedic Academy. Includes current practices, medical terminology, mathematical skills for drug calculations, and applied physiology and anatomy of human body systems.
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EMS 10 Paramedic Core Content
Didactic and psychomotor paramedic core content including anatomy, pathophysiology, and pharmacology for paramedics.
EMS 40 Emergency Care for Paramedics
Familiarizes the paramedic with the normal, abnormal, and diseased heart, patient assessments, assessment tools, interpretation of dysrhythmias, and paramedic interventions. Certifies students in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) in accordance with the American Heart Association (AHA).
EMS 50 Paramedic Skills Competency
Paramedic skills required for field operation as a paramedic and for licensing in competency-based exams.
EMS 70 Paramedic Clinical Internship
Clinical experience and application of paramedic theory and practice with an emphasis on patient assessment and utilization of paramedic skills in a hospital setting.
EMS 80 Paramedic Field Externship
9 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Prerequisite: EMS 70 and successful completion of Los Angeles County accreditation exam
Application of concepts of paramedic theory and practices, with emphasis on patient assessment and utilization of paramedic skills in a field setting on an operational paramedic unit.