Introduces the paramedic student to the roles and responsibilities central to the delivery of emergency prehospital advanced life support-level care. Includes paramedic and technical report writing, laws governing practice, psychosocial issues and ethical considerations and aspects of the prehospital EMT systems and emergency field communications. 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. EMT-B licensure required. 3 class/2 lab hours.