CARDIAC CARE

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Cardiac Care
  • Course #: EMSV1220
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

The course will prepare the Emergency Medical Provider to assess and manage those cardiac emergencies that result from coronary atherosclerosis, along with a number of conditions involving pathology of peripheral circulation. The interpretation of cardiac dysrhythmia receives primary emphasis in this course. Advanced Life Support Certification (ACLS) may be included.

Course Evaluation

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.

Disability Services

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).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Integrate pathophysiological principles for the assessment of a cardiac patient
Integrate physiological and pathophysiological principles to the assessment of a patient with cardiac monitoring
Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression
Implement the treatment plan for the patient with cardiovascular disease
Develop a treatment plan based on field impression for the patient in need of a pacemaker
Execute a treatment plan based on field impression for the patient in need of a pacemaker
Evaluate a treatment plan based on field impression for the patient in need of a pacemaker
Develop a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with critical vascular disorders
Evaluate a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with critical vascular disorders
Execute a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with critical vascular disorders
Execute a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with non-critical vascular disorders
Execute a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with non-critical vascular disorders
Execute a treatment plan based on the field impression for the patient with non-critical vascular disorders

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  EMSV1105 or EMSV1120 AND Instructor Approval
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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