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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
EMT089 Skills Reinforcement for EMT 100 Credit Hours: 2.00
Overview, techniques, and skills for pre-hospital emergency response. Includes equipment operations, communication, documentation, packaging, and patient assessment.
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Recommendation: Concurrent enrollment in EMT 100.
Information: Course supplements lecture time and laboratory experience for EMT 100.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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EMT090 National Registry Skills Preparation Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the practical portion of the EMT-B National Registry Skills stations. Includes introduction to the six stations required for EMT-B certification. Also includes opportunity to serve as a patient in medical and trauma scenarios, and to practice hands on assessment with other students.
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Recommendation: Designed for students enrolling in EMT 100 the following semester.
Information: Prepares students to serve as patients for National Registry testing.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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EMT091 Ambulance Operations Credit Hours: 2.00
Practical experience and safe operation of emergency vehicles. Includes operating an ambulance on a closed course to become familiar with its handling and operations, and subsequent completion of an obstacle course similar to the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course. (EVOC). Also includes proper gurney operation and key safety matters pertaining to the use of lights and sirens.
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Recommendation: Concurrent enrollment in EMT 100 or 110.
Information: Students must possess a valid driver's license.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT092 Cardiac Monitor (EKG) for the EMT Credit Hours: 1.50
Introduction to the cardiac monitor or electrocardiograph (EKG). Includes an in-depth look at the cardiac monitor, the many different cardiac rhythms students may encounter as an EMT, and discussion of various treatments for abnormal rhythms.
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Course Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in EMT 100 or 110.
Information: Not a substitute for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), but appropriate for entry level EMT students. Ideal exploration course for those considering a career beyond EMT, such as Paramedic or Nursing.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT100 Emergency Medical Technology Credit Hours: 12.00
Techniques of pre-hospital emergency medical care for the emergency medical technician. Includes history of emergency medical care delivery systems, roles and responsibilities of EMS providers, ethical and legal issues, and patient assessment. Also includes symptoms of illnesses, injuries, medical emergencies, appropriate medical techniques, triage, and ambulance operations.
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Information: Students must be 18 years of age when class begins. Students must have CPR certification at the Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer Level and receive a minimum score of 84 on the Compass reading assessment. Students must show proof of personal medical insurance and provide immunization records for MMR, TD, TB skin Test, and Varicella; flu vaccine is encouraged. Students may provide a fingerprint clearance card, or they will be fingerprinted the 1st day of class. They must submit to drug screening (form provided by the EMT Service Center), and must meet with EMT staff/ prior to registration.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT110 First Responder Credit Hours: 3.00
Techniques in pre-hospital emergency care appropriate to the First Responder Scope of Practice. Includes identifying signs and symptoms associated with illness and traumatic injuries. Also includes intervention used in managing patient and transfer of patient to higher level medical authority.
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Information: This course will prepare those wishing to enroll in EMT 100. We will cover the DOT curriculum for EMT as well as the National Registry Practical portion of EMT.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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EMT111 Heartsaver First Aid Provider Credit Hours: 0.50
Beginning first aid concepts and techniques for the lay person. Includes principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with either medical or traumatic injuries and complaints. Includes: first aid general principles, medical, and trauma. Also includes topic options: adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Adult Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and environmental emergencies.
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Information: The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR and AED Provider Manuals are required.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT112 Heartsaver Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Credit Hours: 0.50
Concepts and techniques to asses and treat patients with airway obstruction, respiratory, and cardiac arrest for the lay person. Includes the integration of principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with foreign body airway obstruction, respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. Includes choice of two topics: Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Pediatric CPR.
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Information: Purchase of the Heartsaver CPR provider manual prior to class is required.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT122 Burn Emergencies Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques and skills for burn emergencies. Includes the following topics: general system pathophysiology, assessment, and management. Also includes current burn emergency trends.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT123 Neurological Emergencies Credit Hours: 0.25
Concepts, techniques and skills for neurological emergencies. Includes the following neurological topics: general system pathophysiology, assessment, and management. Also includes integration and current trends in neurological emergencies.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT124 Toxicology Emergencies Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for toxicology emergencies. Includes the following topics: general and specific toxicology, assessment, management and current trends in toxicology emergencies.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT125 Abdominal Trauma Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for abdominal trauma emergencies. Includes the following topics: general system pathophysiology, organ injury assessment and management, organ injuries, pelvic fractures, and current trends in abdominal trauma.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT126 Environmental Emergencies Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for environmental emergencies. Includes the following environmental emergency topics: environmental illnesses, risk factors, general and specific system pathophysiology, assessment, heat and cold, near-drowning, diving, and current environmental emergency trends.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT127 Obstetric Emergencies Credit Hours: 0.25
Concepts, techniques and skills for obstetric (OB) emergencies. Includes the following topics: anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system, general and specific assessment, complication of pregnancy, normal childbirth, routine care of the neonate, abnormal deliveries, and current obstetric emergency trends.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT128 Allergic Reaction Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for allergic reaction emergencies. Includes the following topics: anaphylaxis, pathophysiology, management of anaphylaxis and allergic reaction, and current trends in allergic emergencies.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT129 Neonatal Resuscitation Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for neonatal resuscitation emergencies. Includes the follow topics: risk factors, physiological adaptations at birth, neonate assessment and management, distressed newborn resuscitation, postresuscitation care, neonatal transport, and neonatal specific situations. Also includes common birth injuries and trends in neonatal emergencies.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT130 Rescue Operations Credit Hours: 0.25
Overview, techniques, and skills for rescue operations. Includes the following topics: surface water rescue, hazardous atmospheres, highway operations, hazardous terrain, vehicle rescue, assessment procedures, and current trends in rescue operations.
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Information: Designed for Medical Service personnel interested in continuing education for Emergency state certification.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT140 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Credit Hours: 1.50
Concepts and techniques for evaluating assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implementation of a field treatment plan for a trauma patient. Includes systemic approach to patient assessment and management, airway and ventilation management, shock, soft tissue and burn injuries, isolated and multi-systems trauma, and various types of trauma patients.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EMT141 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Refresher Credit Hours: 1.50
Concepts and scenario-based techniques for evaluating assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implementation of a field treatment plan for a trauma patient. Includes a systemic approach to patient assessment and management, airway and ventilation management, shock, soft tissue and burn injuries, isolated and multi-systems trauma, and various types of trauma patients.
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Information: Includes teaching and evaluation stations as a review and update for those students who have taken EMT 140.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT142 Advanced Medical Life Support Instructor Credit Hours: 1.00
A review of the Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider and Refresher course. Concepts, techniques, and support materials to provide AMLS instructor-candidates with skills necessary to conduct and participate as faculty in an approved AMLS course. Includes the styles of adult learners, suggestions on maximizing the learning experience of participants, and the administration components of the AMLS courses.
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Information: The AMLS instructor course is designed for students who have achieved instructor-candidate potential when successfully completing an AMLS provider or refresher course. The student must hold an advanced healthcare provider status and have experience teaching at the advanced practitioner level.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT143 Prehospital Trauma Life Support Instructor (PHTLS) Credit Hours: 1.00
A review of the Prehospital Life Support (PHTLS) Provider and PHTLS Refresher course. Includes concepts, techniques and support materials to provide PHTLS instructor-candidates with the knowledge, skills, and support materials necessary to conduct and participate as faculty in an approved PHTLS course. Also includes styles of adult learners, suggestions to maximize the learning experience of participants, and the administration components of the PHTLS courses.
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Information: This course is designed for those who have achieved instructor-candidate potential upon successful completion of the EMT 140 PHTLS Provider and EMT 141 PHTLS Refresher courses. Advanced healthcare provider status and experience teaching at the advanced practitioner level is required prior to enrolling in this course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT155 Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider Credit Hours: 1.50
Overview, concepts and techniques to study medical emergencies related to adult patients. Includes a pragmatic approach and systematic format regarding patient assessment and management. Includes interactive scenario-based lectures with hands-on physical assessment of patients. Includes a global and initial assessment taking into account the patient's environmental and scene issues that allows the participant to formulate a general impression, determine the patient's stability, and explore the possibilities of differential diagnoses. Also includes using a systematic approach to obtain an initial assessment, vital signs, present illness, past medical, focused physical exam; the participant will be driven by the differential diagnoses.
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Information: AMLS is an advanced course that assumes a previous working knowledge of medical emergencies, there are necessary prerequisites: EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, RN, MD, DO, and other advanced level healthcare providers with at least one year of clinical experience. Participant must read the AMLS textbook before class and come to class prepared and complete the pre-test. EMT-B will have a separate pre-test and post-test written evaluation for EMT-Basic providers.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EMT156 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Challenge Credit Hours: 0.25
The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Challenge verifies the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage patients of all ages in cardiac arrest (as required by the American Heart Association Guidelines). Includes 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory emergencies, four types of cardiac arrest: simple VF/VT, complex VF/VT, PEA, and asystole). Also includes four types of prearrest emergencies: bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia, and acute coronary syndromes and stroke.
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Information: Provides the challenge portion of the American Heart Association (AHA) online course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). AHA certificate is required at the beginning of class.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT158 Transition Training for EMT Credit Hours: 1.50
Review of current techniques in pre-hospital emergency care for the basic emergency medical technician. Includes signs and symptoms of illness, injuries, medical emergencies, appropriate medical techniques, and ambulance operations.
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Information: EMT-B State of Arizona current certification is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: May be taken six times for a maximum of nine credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EMT159 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Healthcare Provider Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the techniques required to provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) at the healthcare provider level. Includes introduction to body systems and disease states, which lead to cardiac and respiratory arrest. Also includes the assessment and intervention for the airway, respiration and central circulation.
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Information: Course meets American Heart Association guidelines for the healthcare provider level. May be taken six times for a maximum of three credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT160 Heartsaver CPR and AED Provider Credit Hours: 0.50
Concepts and techniques to assess and treat patients with airway obstruction, respiratory, and/or cardiac arrest for the lay person. Includes the integration of principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with foreign body airway obstruction, respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. Also includes the choice of five topics: Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Pediatric CPR, Adult Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), Pediatric AED, and Infant CPR.
Prerequisite(s):
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Information: Purchase of the Heartsaver CPR with AED Provider Manual prior to class is required.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT170 Advanced Life Support Operations Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to skills necessary to assess, extricate, and care for victims of crash incidents. Includes exposure to scene management skills to include size-up, disentanglement, victim stabilization for single and multi-victim situations, hazardous materials incidents, integration of local emergency medical services (EMS) for patient assessment and management, and standard operating procedures to selected victim scenarios.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT180A EMT Review - Theory and Practice Module A Credit Hours: 3.00
Comprehensive review of the knowledge and skills required by certified emergency services professionals. Includes basic preparation, airway, patient assessment, and medical emergencies, trauma, special populations, and operations. Also includes a variety of enrichment activities.
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Information: Should be taken in conjunction with EMT 100.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT180 EMT Review - Theory and Practice Credit Hours: 6.00
Comprehensive review of the knowledge and skills required by certified emergency services professionals. Includes basic preparation, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, special populations, and operations. Also includes a variety of enrichment activities.
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Information: Should be taken in conjunction with EMT 100.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT205 ALS Pharmacology and Medication Administration Credit Hours: 3.00
Elements of pharmacological agents and their administration. Includes basic pharmacological background and actions of drugs, regulations, human body systems, and pharmacokinetics. Also includes medications for patient in an emergency setting, and pharmacological mathematics.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT214 ALS Advanced Special Considerations Credit Hours: 2.50
Advanced life support skills approach to emergency care of the emotionally disturbed. Includes emotional aspects, approach to the patient, and psychiatric emergencies. Also includes techniques of management and demonstration of skills within a simulated hospital environment.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT218 Paramedic National Registry Preparation Credit Hours: 3.50
Review and preparation in standards of paramedic emergency care at the state and national levels. Includes developing testing skills and questions related to assessment, analysis, intervention or evaluation. Also includes each component of the Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic National Standard Curriculum.
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Information: Acceptance into a Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT219 ALS Foundations Credit Hours: 1.50
Introduction to the Advanced Life Support (ALS) career field. Includes roles and responsibilities, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) components, well being, illness and injury prevention, ethics, medical and legal considerations.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT221 ALS Airway and Ventilation Credit Hours: 1.50
Techniques for establishing and/or maintaining a patient's airway. Also includes anatomy and physiology, age specific techniques and procedures, introduction to respiratory pharmacology and respiratory drug profiling.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT222 ALS Patient Assessment and Assessment Based Management Credit Hours: 1.50
Skills to take a proper history and perform an advanced physical assessment on an emergency patient, and communicate the findings to the patient and others. Includes the physical exam, integrative and on-going exams, communications and documentation. Also includes the implementation of a management plan for patients with common complaints and injuries, dispatch scenarios, scene size-up and forming impressions.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT223 ALS Trauma Emergencies and Systems Credit Hours: 2.00
Techniques to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma or shock patient. Includes shock, burn injuries, and isolated and multi-systems trauma.
Prerequisite(s):
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT224 ALS Medical Emergencies Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to the utilization of assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the medical patient. Includes respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, allergic, toxic, abdominal and urologic, environmental, behavioral and gynecological emergencies.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT225 ALS Special Medical Considerations Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction to special medical consideration concepts. Includes utilizing assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for obstetric, neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and chronic-care patients.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT227LC ALS Practicum: Clinical Lab Credit Hours: 3.00
Techniques for performing skills and completing documentation in accordance with established guidelines, orders, and protocols for critical care, emergency department, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and other specialty units. Includes applying skills associated to the scope of practice for the Advanced Life Support (ALS) Professional.
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Information: Acceptance into an ALS Training Program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT228LC ALS Practicum: Vehicular Lab Credit Hours: 3.00
ALS vehicular lab concepts. Includes techniques for performing and documenting in accordance with established guidelines, orders, and protocols, and acting within the scope of practice of the ALS Professional and under medical supervision during a vehicular lab.
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Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT230 Basic ECG Interpretation Credit Hours: 1.50
Introduction to all levels of emergency care providers with basic electrocardiographic (ECG) rhythm analysis. Includes interpretation and related care in a clinical and pre-hospital setting.
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Information: Required content for the identification and treatment of cardiac emergencies. This course is designed for paramedics and paramedic students.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT233 Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor Credit Hours: 0.75
Concepts, techniques, and skills in how to teach the Basic Cardiac Life Support of the Heartsaver First Aid Provider course. Includes basic principles, course management, personnel issues, time and resource management, and remediation.
Prerequisite(s):
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Information: Provides the challenge portion of the American Heart Association (AHA) online course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). AHA certificate is required at the beginning of class.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT234 Heartsaver First Aid Instructor Credit Hours: 0.75
Concepts, techniques, and skills in how to teach Heartsaver First Aid (HSAFA) for instructors. Includes basic HeartSaver First Aid instructor principles, course management, personnel issues, time and resource management, and remediation.
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Information: To become a HSFAI, the candidate must already be an Instructor in Basic Life Support (BLS) or Heartsaver - HS CPR; therefore there are no proficiency requirements other than current card in respective discipline and good standing with AHA.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT235 Phlebotomy Credit Hours: 2.00
Overview and practical application of phlebotomy procedures and techniques. Includes the healthcare setting, overview of the human body, blood collection procedures, and special procedures.
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Information: AZ Post Certified Law Enforcement Officer or other Criminal Justice employee must have written recommendation from agency. Must also have approval from agency Phlebotomy coordinator.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT236 Phlebotomy Refresher Credit Hours: 0.50
Review of techniques and theory including up-to-date information regarding phlebotomy procedures, equipment, and legal issues. Designed to offer Law Enforcement Officers and employees of a Criminal Justice Agency, who have previously completed the 40-hour Phlebotomy for Law Enforcement Program. Also includes content suggested for maintaining continued competency while practicing phlebotomy procedures for Criminal Justice purposes.
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Information: AZ Post Certified Law Enforcement Officer or other Criminal Justice employee must have written recommendation from agency. Must also have approval from agency Phlebotomy coordinator.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT238 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Credit Hours: 1.00
Overview, concepts, and techniques in how to teach the Advanced Cardiac Life Support in the Provider course. Includes basic principles, course management, personnel issues, time and resource management, and remediation.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT239 Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Credit Hours: 1.00
Overview, concepts, and techniques in how to teach Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS) course to the provider. Includes pediatric basic principles, course management, personnel issues, time and resource management, and remediation.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT241 Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) Instructor Credit Hours: 1.00
Overview of concepts and techniques used by the Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) instructor. Includes a review of basic principles of emergency pediatric care, methods of patient assessment, medical emergencies, pediatric trauma, and special populations. Also includes introduction to needs of the adult learner, suggestions on maximizing the learning experience, and administrative components of the EPC course.
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Information: This is an advanced course requiring previous working knowledge of pediatric trauma and medical emergencies. Course is restricted to: EMT-P, RN, MD, DO, and other advanced level healthcare providers who must have at least one year of clinical experience and complete the pre-test before beginning course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT242 ALS Advanced Foundations Credit Hours: 2.00
Foundations of skills and principles in preparing to be a paramedic. Includes medical terminology, the human body structure, and pathophysiology.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 219.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT243 Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) Initial Credit Hours: 1.50
Concepts, techniques, and skills associated with medical and trauma emergencies for the newborn and pediatric patient. Includes in-depth study of emergency pediatric care, methods of patient assessment, medical emergencies, pediatric trauma, and management of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN).
Prerequisite(s):
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Information: This is an advanced course requiring previous working knowledge of pediatric trauma and medical emergencies. Course is restricted to EMT, EMT-P, RN, MD, DO, and other advanced level healthcare providers who must have at least one year of clinical experience and complete the pre-test before beginning course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT244 ALS Advanced Medical Emergencies Credit Hours: 2.50
Continuation of EMT 224. Advanced life support techniques using pre-hospital approaches to the recognition and intervention of medical emergencies related to toxicology, infectious disease, and hematology. Includes poisoning, drug overdose, and transmission of infectious diseases.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 224.
Course Corequisites:
Information: AAcceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT247LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Clinical Lab Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of EMT 227LC. In-hospital clinical procedures for the ALS professional. Includes placement in the clinical (hospital) setting for supervised skills application with real patients.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 227LC.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT248LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Vehicular Lab Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of EMT 228LC. Pre-hospital emergency medical procedures for the ALS professional. Includes skills appropriate to the ALS scope of practice in the pre-hospital setting according to established protocols.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 228LC.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Acceptance into the Paramedic program is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT250 Advanced Cardiac Care Credit Hours: 1.50
Introduction to the integration of pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with cardiovascular disease/injury based on 3-lead and 12-lead cardiac monitoring and interpretation. Also includes information on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular pathologies and management, and adjunctive diagnostics.
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Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT251 Advanced Cardiac Care Refresher Credit Hours: 0.75
Review of the integration of pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with cardiovascular disease/injury based on 3-lead and 12-lead cardiac monitoring and interpretation. Also includes information on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular pathologies and management, and adjunctive diagnostics.
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Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT252 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Credit Hours: 1.50
Techniques for emergency services for children. Integrates physiological, psychological, and social changes throughout human growth and development. Includes information on pediatric assessment, airway management and respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies. Also includes information on neonatal emergencies, children with special healthcare needs, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
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Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EMT253 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Refresher Credit Hours: 0.75
Overview of techniques for emergency services for children. Integrated physiological, psychological, and social changes throughout human growth and development. Includes information on pediatric assessment, airway management and respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies. Also includes information on neonatal emergencies, children with special healthcare needs, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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EMT254 Advanced ECG Interpretation Credit Hours: 3.00
Integration of pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with cardiovascular disease/ injury based on 3-lead and 12-lead cardiac monitoring and interpretation. Also includes information on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, electrocardiographic monitoring, and adjunctive diagnostics.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 230.
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Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
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EMT255 Instructional Strategies Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction for organization and preparation of curriculum materials for presentation. Includes instructor roles and responsibilities, legal issues, the adult learner, creating an effective learning environment, and instructional strategies and methods.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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EMT258 Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals Credit Hours: 1.50
Foundations of skills and principles in dealing with pediatric patients in a pre-hospital setting. Includes information on the integration of the physiological, psychological, and social changes throughout human growth and development with assessment and communication strategies for patients of all ages.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EMT259 Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals Refresher Credit Hours: 0.75
Overview of the foundations of skills and principles in dealing with pediatric patients in a pre-hospital setting. Includes information on the integration of the physiological, psychological, and social changes throughout human growth and development with assessment and communication strategies for patients of all ages.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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EMT263 Tox-Medic Credit Hours: 1.50
Provides paramedics with the training required which authorizes them to perform a medical treatment or administer a drug when responding to a hazardous materials incident.
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Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
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EMT264 Tox-Medic Refresher Credit Hours: 0.50
Continuation of EMT 263. Provides paramedics with continuing training in identification, assessment, and treatment of victims exposed to hazardous materials.
Prerequisite(s): EMT 263.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EMT295 ALS Independent Research Credit Hours: 3.00
Independent research in advanced pre-hospital care.
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Information: To be arranged by instructor.
Offered: Contact department at 206-6350.
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