EMS 159 ALS Special Populations

Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Focuses on the assessment and management of specialty patients including obstetrical, neonates, pediatric and geriatrics. Prerequisites: EMS 151 and EMS 153. Pre or Corequisite EMS 155. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Generally offered spring.