Medical Emergencies Lab I (2)
Corequisite: EMS 2615
In this lab, students will learn to use an electrocardiogram, EKG, intubation (adults and children) and ventilation equipment. Abnormal EKG readings and appropriate interventions are covered. IV administration for cardiac and pulmonary medications is practiced. Cardiac and respiratory arrest drills are held. Use of ventilators, cricothyrotomy and chest decompression are practiced. Implementation of special challenged persons' needs during life threatening situations is also practiced. Florida EMT certification is required prior to enrolling in this course.