EMS     151

151     EMS 151 – INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (4 Crs) – Prepares the student for Virginia Enhanced certification eligibility and begins the sequence for National Registry Intermediate and/or Paramedic certification. Includes the theory and application of the following: foundations, human systems, pharmacology, overview of shock, venous access, airway management, patient assessment, respiratory emergencies, allergic reaction, and assessment based management. Conforms to the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services curriculum. Co-requisite: EMS-170 Clinical and Field Internship. Lecture: 3 hours. Lab: 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week