Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

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EMS 3300 Emergency Medical Services Operations and Management: 3 semester hours.

Principles of personnel management and process that contribute to the effectiveness of an EMS organization. Topics include human resource management, resource allocation, and procurement policy. D

EMS 3310 Development and Strategic Planning: 3 semester hours.

Students will learn the strategic planning process to include the objectives, purpose of goals and major policies, and plans for achieving those goals within the different EMS settings. D

EMS 3320 Disaster Response Planning and Management: 3 semester hours.

Planning for and management of multiple-casualty incidents in the pre-hospital and hospital environment, including development of response plans, triage, medical evacuation procedures, communications, roles of governmental and the private sector, terrorism, and medical care for mass gatherings. D

EMS 3335 Emergency Medical Services Administration: 3 semester hours.

An overview of the management of emergency medical services including organization, budget determination, purchasing, and communication. Emphasis on directing and delegation of decision making including managing stress. Equivalent to FSA 3335. D

EMS 3398 Special Topics: 1-3 semester hours.

Addresses the special needs of the industry, enabling students to upgrade technical skills that are not included in the current program curriculum. Examines and analyzes selected topics in Community Paramedics. PREREQ: Paramedic License or Certification. D

EMS 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

EMS 4409 Emergency Medical Services Internship: 3 semester hours.

In this course, students complete supervised experience divided into two or more of the following EMS concentrations: operations management, systems implementation, regulation, legislation, and product research and development. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor. D

EMS 4498 Special Topics: 1-3 semester hours.

Addresses the special needs of the industry, enabling students to upgrade technical skills that are not included in the current program curriculum. Examines and analyzes selected topics in Community Paramedics. PREREQ: Paramedic License or Certification. D

EMS 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

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