EMSP 1438 - Introduction to Advanced Practice

Fundamental elements associated with emergency medical services to include preparatory practices, pathophysiology, medication administration, and related topics. The student will describe the roles and responsibilities of advanced EMS personnel within the EMS system; apply concept of pathophysiology and pharmacology to the assessment and management of emergency patients; administer medications; employ effective communication; interpret medical/legal issues; demonstrate ethical behaviors; and discuss well-being of the paramedic

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 4.0
Lecture hours: 4.0
Lab hours: 1.0


  • Acceptance into the Paramedic program.