Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

PMD 210 ‡ Paramedic Refresher (3)

Prerequisite(s): Certification as an Arizona or nationally-registered paramedic in good standing.

A refresher course that equips students with the knowledge and skills required of paramedics seeking recertification. Topics include preparatory information—roles and responsibilities of the paramedic, medical and ethical issues, and basic anatomy and physiology—as well as airway management and ventilation, patient assessment, trauma, and medical conditions as they relate to emergency medical systems. May be repeated as required for recertification.

3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory.