The course description is changing to: An introduction to common cardiac emergencies encountered by pre-hospital care providers in adult and child populations. Emphasis is on the recognition and management of emergencies related to the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. This course covers interpretation of EKG rhythm strips, treatment algorithms, and introduction to ischemia, injury and infarction patterns in 12-lead EKGs. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be ACLS and PALS trained by AHA standards. (Prerequisites: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program) 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.