Nov 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 106 - Emergency Medical Care II

Class: 2 Lab: 6 Credits: 4
This course is a study of medical emergencies, operations, pediatrics and other special populations as it relates to the provision of pre-hospital emergency medical care to critically ill and injured patients.

Prerequisite(s): Take EMS 105  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:

  • Medical overview
  • Neurology
  • Abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders
  • Immunology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Psychiatric
  • Cardiovascular
  • Toxicology
  • Respiratory
  • Hematology
  • Genitourinary/renal disorders
  • Gynecology
  • Non-traumatic musculoskeletal disorders
  • Diseases of the eyes, ears, nose and throat

Special populations

  • Obstetrics
  • Neonatal care
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Patients with special challenges


  • Principles of safely operating a ground ambulance
  • Incident management
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Air medical
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Hazardous materials awareness
  • Mass casualty incidents due to terrorism and disaster

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Pocket mask with one-way valve and oxygen port

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Provide basic emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely ill patient.
  2. Apply knowledge of growth, development, and aging and assessment findings to provide basic emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs.
  3. Integrate knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities to ensure safe patient, public, and personnel safety.
  4. Demonstrate acceptable entry-level ET clinical behaviors and judgment in the field when providing prehospital care during an emergency.
  5. Integrate attributes of professional behavior including, but not limited to, integrity, empathy, self-motivation, appearance/personal hygiene, self-confidence, communications, time management, teamwork/ diplomacy, respect, patient advocacy, and careful delivery of service into all aspects of patient care.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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