Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


HLS-203 - Emerg Medical Srv/Health Service Orient (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course is designed to give a student comprehensive knowledge of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, hospital disater response and supplemental resources including the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT). This program includes EMS development, training and educational requirements, medical care advances, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), medical response priorities and an introduction to disaster medical operations. Students will need to spend 3 hours in EMS and 3 hours in an emergency room.


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