Includes the pathophysiology and management of medical emergencies in all body systems. Critical thinking and problem solving will be emphasized using a scenario-based approach. Any failure in this course, PEM 126C, PEM 244C will trigger a failure in PEM 162C (even if a passing grade in PEM 162C has been achieved).
All fall PEM courses
- Demonstrate understanding of the normal anatomy and pathophysiology for each body system as they relate to medical emergencies.
- Demonstrate assessment approaches to identify and appropriately manage patients’ illnesses.
- Understand signs and symptoms of each medical emergency and demonstrate an understanding of the probable pathology related to each situation.
- Demonstrate mastery of knowledge as required by the National EMS Educational Standards.