Jan 28, 2021  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
    
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

EMS 1001 - EMS First Responder Theory

2 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: IRW 0970  or appropriate placement score .
Pre- or corequisite: HLTH 1001 .
Corequisite: EMS 1091 .
Provides the level of classroom instruction needed to assist in patient emergencies in the workplace and non-transport settings. Some fire services allow First Responder certification as a minimum requirement for employment; most prehospital EMS services require EMT-Basic licensure. Includes instruction on preparatory topics, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, pediatric care and EMS operations. Meets or exceeds the cognitive objectives of the National EMS Education Standards and incorporates the NM First Responder Scope of Practice.

Note(s):
  • This course is NOT a pre- or corequisite for any other level of EMS training at CNM