Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4

EMS 250 – Medical Emergencies

Prerequisites: EMS 231 Corequisites: None

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, toxicology, and environmental emergencies integrating case presentation and emphasizing pharmacotherapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient impression.