INTRODUCTION TO EMS SYSTEMS
- Program: Emergency Medical Services
- Course: Introduction to EMS Systems
- Course #: EMSV1000
- Total Credits: 1
Course DescriptionThis is a general introductory course for students planning studies in Emergency Medical Services. Students will learn the history, development, and current model for the delivery of out-of-hospital medical services in the United States. Topics include legal and ethical issues and communication systems.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Summarize the general history of EMS
Describe the role of legislative and regulatory agencies
Explain the components of a modern EMS system
Describe the roles and responsibilities of Paramedic/EMT
Analyze various EMS deployment systems
Explain the basic types of modern ambulance organizations
- Lecture: 1
MnTC Goal: 0
- Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
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