Emergency Medical Services Operations

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Course Number: 
EMS 1330
Semester: 
Summer
Subject: 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Credits 
2.00

The student develops their role as an EMS leader in this course, learning about operations for ground and air ambulances; responding to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, Incident Management, and the Incident Command System; Special Rescue Operations, dealing with hazardous materials on emergency scenes; crime scene awareness; special considerations for rural EMS; and terrorism. Hazmat awareness, ICS, and NIMS are completed via distance learning.

2 hours of lecture per week