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TCC Catalog 2018-19 
    
TCC Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS1059C First Responder

3 credit hour(s)
Basic management of emergency medical/ pre-hospital care of the sick and injured. Provides the information and skills needed to recognize, properly assess and treat the sick and injured as a first responder. The first responder is a vital part of the pre-hospital, emergency medical services system. First responders are trained to reach patients, find out what is wrong, provide emergency care and, when necessary, move patients without causing further injury. These individuals are usually the first trained personnel to reach the patient. CPR certification is required for course completion and is available at an additional cost. Contact: 3 hours per week. Additional fee. Does not count toward A.A. degree.