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EMT8000

Course
EMT8000
Course Title
Basic Anatomy & Physiology

Description

This course will provide students with the basic knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the human body.  The Basic Anatomy and Physiology course shall follow the objectives from Appendix E of the 1998 Release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Paramedic.  Topics include a basic study of the body systems as well as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes.

Objectives

Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and relate these principles to the prehospital patient care environment.

Content

Appendix E of the (USDOT) (NHTSA) EMT-Paramedic

Prerequisites

Basic EMT

Method of Instruction

Online

Evaluation

Quizzes, Exams, Discussion board topics