Oct 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 121 - Preparatory Foundations

(2 Credits)
Lecture: 2 hours per week

Introduces fundamental concepts established by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) for Advanced EMT and Paramedic curricula. Includes EMS systems, introduction to research, workforce safety and wellness, EMS system communications, introduction to public health, legal and ethical issues.

Prerequisite(s): Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS



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