EMS 231 Paramedic Cardiology

5 Credit Hours • 135 Contact Hours (90 Lecture/Lab Combination, 45 Practicum)

Note: Must have faculty consent to enroll

Introduces the paramedic student to cardiovascular emergencies and the care of patients presenting with cardiovascular emergencies. Topics will include assessment of the cardiovascular system, ECG acquisition and interpretation both single lead and 12 lead, pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and treatments indicated for a given disease.