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Life Span Emergencies

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: EMS 120 and EMS 130 and EMS 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course, required for paramedic certification, covers medial/ ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies and certify at the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider level.


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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