2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    May 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook
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EMS 151 - Introduction to Advanced Life Support


4 credits
Begins the sequence for Advanced EMT, 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 at a minimum to the Virginia EMS Education Standards. Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours. Total: 5 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): EMT Certification, current Healthcare Provider CPR certification. Before enrolling in this EMS course, students MUST complete or test out of MTE Modules 1 – 4 and must be eligible to enroll in ENG 111 .

Corequisite: EMS 170 .



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