FIR 170 Emergency Care I

This is the first part of a two-course sequence that enables the student to take the state of Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technicians Exam. Topics covered under this section include introduction to emergency care, medical/legal issues, basic life support CPR, infection control, anatomy and physiology, lifting and moving patients, airway management, and patient assessments. The class meets twice each week for 4 hours for half the semester. Instructional Support Fee applies. 4 credits Fall, Spring; Evening/Weekend only.

4 credits
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