EMS Anatomy & Physiology
This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include a basic study of the body systems, as well as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology.
This course fulfills the anatomy and physiology pre-requisite for acceptance into SCC’s paramedic training program. For individuals who have previously completed college level anatomy and physiology, it serves as a good refresher and provides a foundation upon which additional knowledge can be added.
The curriculum for Anatomy and Physiology course shall be the objectives from Appendix E of the 1998 Release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTRA) EMT-Paramedic: National Standard Curriculum.
This course is a prerequisite for EMS 3031 and EMS 3039, Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Initial.
Total Hours: 88.
Next class schedule will be announced, when approved.