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Course Number: EMSP 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Applied clinical human anatomy and physiology designed specifically to prepare Paramedics in determining proper care plans of critical care injuries and medical emergencies. Normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology will be covered with a focus on how disease and trauma impacts the digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, lymphatic/immune, renal/excretory, endocrine, reproductive, skeletal and muscular systems. Labs will simulate field conditions where knowledge gained can be applied to emergency medical treatments necessary to achieve homeostasis. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)

ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.