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2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 121 - Preparatory Foundations


2 credit(s)
Prerequisite(s): Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS
Introduces fundamental concepts established by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) for Advanced EMT and Paramedic curricula. Includes EMS systems, introduction to research, workforce safety and wellness, EMS system communications, introduction to public health, legal and ethical issues Lecture 2 hours Total 2 hours per week.