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HO 132
Emergency Medical Responder


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Provides the student with basic skills necessary to provide the initial emergency care in a pre-hospital setting to victims of accidents or illness. First Responders are initial caregivers in an emergency situation and have knowledge and skill level above basic first aid and below the Emergency Medical Technician. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the state certification exam.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate profieciency in delivering proper emergency care.
  • Identify and apply objective goals of the course.
  • Understand medical terminology.
  • Demonstrate medical knowledge and skills.
  • Develop effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Provide care within the scope of practice.

  • Course Topics
  • Preparatory - Legal and ethical issues; human body, lifting and moving patients
  • Airway
  • Patient Assessment
  • Circulation
  • Illness and injury
  • Childbirth and children
  • EMS operations

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.