Provides knowledge and skills essential to advanced life support care of patients with medical emergencies. Covers cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous system, abdominal cavity, endocrinology, environmental emergencies and allergies-anaphylaxis as a physiologic base for assessment and intervention. College laboratory, computer-assisted education will be used extensively. Prerequisite: EMT-B. Program admission, and departmental approval. EMT 1510, EMT 1540, EMT 1550, EMT 1570, EMT 1590 concurrent. 2 class/2 lab hours.
Emergency Medical Tech