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

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EMS 154 - ALS Cardiac Care

(2 Credits)
Lecture: 1 hour per week

Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Includes Advanced Life Support (ALS) airway management, electrical therapy, pharmacology, drug and fluid administration with emphasis on patient assessment, differential diagnosis and management of cardiovascular emergencies. It will incorporate the current American Heart Association (AHA) - ACLS guidelines and curriculum including stroke management.

Prerequisite(s): EMS 153 .
Corequisite(s): EMS 153 .



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