List of Courses

Note: These courses are not offered to the general public.

EMS 122 Emergency Medical Technician - Original (9 credits)

This is a refresher course for EMS certified First Responders seeking recertification.

EMS 124 Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate - Original (6 credits)

This course provides knowledge and practical skill training necessary for attempting completion of the NYS written and practical examinations for Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate certification.

EMS 126 Emergency Medical Technician Critical Care - Original (9 credits)

This course provides knowledge and practical skill training necessary for attempting completion of the NYS written and practical examinations for Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Care certification. Topics include: Roles and Responsibilities of the EMT-CC; Medical/Legal Considerations; Patient Assessment; Respiratory, Airway and Ventilation; Shock and IV (intravenous) skills; Trauma skills; Emergency Childbirth; Pediatric Emergencies; Pharmacology; Cardiology; and CNS (central nervous system) emergencies. An additional mandatory Clinical/Internship Experience will be scheduled throughout the course (not during class time). All EMS courses are offered in conjunction with the Onondaga County EMS Bureau. Contact the EMS Bureau for registration information. Prerequisite: HFA 204 or Certification as EMT-B and enrolled in the County's EMT program.

EMS 130 Emergency Medical Technician Advanced - Paramedic - Foundations (3 credits)

This course expands upon the advanced EMT-intermediate and advanced -EMT-critical care provider courses. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student to sit for the New York State Advanced EMT Paramedic written and practical. This course is the first of three required to complete the advanced-EMT-paramedic program. This course meets at UMU. Prerequisites: EMS 122, EMS 124, or EMS 126, or permission of instructor with verification of certification at the New York State EMT-CC level; co-requisites: EMS 132 and EMS 134.

EMS 132 Emergency Medical Technician Advanced - Paramedic - Trauma/Operations/Pediatrics (3 credits)

This course expands upon the advanced EMT-intermediate and advanced -EMT-critical care provider courses. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student to sit for the New York State Advanced EMT Paramedic written and practical. This course is the second of three required to complete the advanced-EMT-paramedic program. Prerequisites: EMS 122, EMS 124, or EMS 126, or permission of instructor with verification of certification at the New York State EMT-CC level; co-requisites: EMS 130 and EMS 134.

EMS 134 Emergency Medical Technician Advanced - Paramedic - Medical (3 credits)

This course expands upon the advanced EMT-intermediate and advanced -EMT-critical care provider courses. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student to sit for the New York State Advanced EMT Paramedic written and practical. This course is the third of three required to complete the advanced-EMT-paramedic program. Prerequisites: EMS 122, EMS 124, or EMS 126, or permission of instructor with verification of certification at the New York State EMT-CC level; co-requisites: EMS 130 and EMS 132.

EMS 140 EMS Certified First Responders/ Refresher (2 credits)

This is a refresher course for EMS certified First Responders seeking recertification.

EMS 142 Emergency Medical Technician - Refresher (3 credits)

An introduction to EMS systems. Topics include: patient assessment, airway management, shock/hemorrhage control, trauma orientation, medical emergencies/OB emergencies and cardiology overview/defibrillation/CPR skills.

EMS 146 EMT/EMT-I/EMC-CC/EMT-P Refresher (3 credits)

A required refresher course for previously certified NYS Emergency Medical Technicians - Intermediate (EMT-1), Critical Care (EMT-CC), or Paramedic (P) who are seeking recertification. Topics include: airway management, pathophysiology and management of shock anaphylaxis, trauma assessment, IV skills, respiratory disorders, OB/GYN emergencies, and pediatric care.

EMS 153 Incident Command for Multiple Casualty Incidents (3 credits)

There exists the constant threat of earthquake, brush fire, high rise fire, airplane crash, hazardous chemical incidents, flood and other natural disasters, terrorist attacks and other incidents which result in multiple casualties. Recent Federal mandates for the use of the National Incident Management System's incident command system require incident managers to develop a working knowledge of certain necessary management procedures. This course will provide students with the management skills necessary to develop organizational structures to support triage, treatment and transportation of those injured in such an incident. This course is offered at UMU. Prerequisites: EMG 182, EMG 152, or a credentialed ICS-200 class, or permission of instructor.