2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 211 Emergency Medical Technician II (5 credits)

Prerequisite EMS 210  with at least a 2.0 grade and concurrent enrollment in EMT 210.

Course Description
Course will build on foundational practices of EMS 210 as students begin to develop additional tools to determine the nature of illness, along with the implementation and analyzation of treatments during various medical emergencies. Students will demonstrate cognitive and practical understanding in both group and individual evaluations.

Student Outcomes
1. Assess, evaluate and differentiate proper treatment modalities based on the signs and symptoms of nature of illness.
2. Identify different medical emergencies and the evaluation of the nature of illness.
3. Demonstrate how to properly determine course of treatment for patients after completing a thorough patient assessment and determine the appropriate destination.
4. Apply fundamental knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and treatment modalities to cardiac failure or arrest, respiratory failure or arrest, and shock management.
5. Form a treatment plan for traumatic injuries in relation to mechanism of injury based on the index of suspicion as it relates to unseen life-threatening injuries.

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