2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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EMS 154 - ALS Cardiac Care


2 credits
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. Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 2 hours. Total: 3 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Pre- or Corequisite: EMS 153  



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