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PMD* 115 - Paramedic III


Credit(s): 7
Prerequisite(s): PMD* 112  and PMD* 117  
Building on concepts presented in PMD 112 and PMD 117, this course is designed to provide the student with knowledge concerning the pathophysiology and management of pre-hospital advanced life support for patients presenting problems associated with selected body systems. Concepts of pharmacology, shock, trauma, legal issues and trends are integrated into the discussion of the units planned in this course. Also included are principles of telemetry, and communication emphasizing the role and responsibilities of the paramedic. Clinical Laboratory experiences are provided in an acute health care setting on medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecologic, neonatal and pediatric and emergency units. Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support is included in this semester.
Lecture: 6 hours per week. Lab: 8 hours per week.



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