This course will follow The North Carolina Office of EMS and the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards set forth for initial paramedic training. Areas of instruction in the Paramedic I course include Preparatory- EMS Systems / Roles and Responsibilities, Medical / Legal Issues, Ethics, General Principles of Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Venous Access and Medication Administration, Therapeutic Communication, Life Span Development, Airway Management and Ventilation, Patient Assessment-History Taking, Techniques of Physical Examination, Patient Assessment, Clinical Decision-Making, Communications, and Documentation.

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