2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 211 - Cardiology 1

2 CR
This is a course designed to provide knowledge in cardiology to fulfill the needs of the Paramedic Program. This course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as stated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support standards. Topics include: rapid interpretation of EKGs, static recognition of EKGs, electrical therapy, pharmacological therapy, and basic algorithms for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

Additional Information: Department approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will identify lead II EKG rhythms by the pacemaker location and corresponding rhythm identification guidelines.
  2. Students will distinguish cardiac anatomy and physiology in relation to the EKG.
  3. Students will formulate a treatment plan for a patient suffering from a cardiac emergency.