EMSP 1356 - Patient Assessment and Airway Management

Knowledge and skills required to perform patient assessment, airway management, and artificial ventilation. The student will perform a history and comprehensive physical exam on various patient populations; establish and/or maintain a patent airway; and demonstrate oxygenation and ventilation of a patient; differentiate respiratory distress, failure and arrest; and interpret results of monitoring devices.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0
Lab hours: 1.0


  • Acceptance into the Paramedic program.