2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jul 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 212 Emergency Medical Technician III (5 credits)

Prerequisite EMS 211  with at least a 2.0 grade and concurrent enrollment in EMT 210 and EMT 211. 

Course Description
A progression of skills and knowledge obtained in EMS 210 and EMS 211. Course requires students to execute comprehensive assessments to implement appropriate treatment for both medical and traumatic emergencies. Students will solidify the knowledge gained in the classroom through their individual emergency department rotation.

Student Outcomes
1. Assess, evaluate and differentiate proper treatment due to signs and symptoms associated with mechanisms of injuries.
2. Access and utilize knowledge necessary to conduct a patient evaluation and administer emergency treatment short of those rendered by advanced life support.
3. Operate as an emergency service provider using sound judgement; applying rationality, self-awareness,
critical thinking and discipline in responding to emergency situations.
4. Effectively operate and maintain equipment used in emergency patient care.
5. Demonstrate communication of essential continuing patient care information to advance life support personnel.

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