EMS 240: Paramedic Operations

Credits 2
Theory Credit
Skills Laboratory/Clinical Practice

This course focuses on the operational knowledge and skills needed for safe and effective patient care within the paramedic’s scope of practice. Content areas include: research, paramedic roles and responsibilities, well-being of the paramedic, illness and injury prevention, medical-legal-ethical issues, therapeutic communications, medical terminology, life span development, ambulance operations, medical incident command, rescue awareness and operations, hazardous materials incidents, crime scene awareness, and Alabama EMS laws and rules.


EMS 189 or BIO 201


EMS 241, EMS 242, EMS 243 and EMS 244