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Health Exercise Studies Emergency Medicine (HESE)

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    HESE 300 Emergency Medical Technician 4.
    Corequisite: HESE 351.

    The EMT course includes a hybrid component and is the initial step in the certification process. Students will learn the foundations of prehospital care through fundamental knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, airway management, and a systematic approach to the assessment and treatment of a variety of medical and traumatic processes. American Heart Association CPR certification is included in the course. Certification requires additional time and fees. Refer to online scheduled classes for current charge. Students responsible for providing own transportation to clinical.

    HESE 301 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 4.
    Prerequisite: HESE 300 and HESE 351; Coreq: HESE 352.

    This hybrid course leads to eligibility for optional certification as an advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT) with the North Carolina Office of EMS and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Topics include advanced concepts in airway management, pharmacology, cardiac electrophysiology, vascular access, fluid and electrolyte disturbances, and an approach to differential-based assessment and management of acutely ill or injured patients. Certification will require additional time, fees, and internship liability insurance. Refer to online scheduled classes for current charge. Students will be responsible for own transportation to clinic.

    HESE 304 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging in Emergency Care 2.

    This course will focus on both the physiologic and psychosocial needs of the aging patient related to the provision of emergency care.

    HESE 351 EMS Clinical I 1.
    C: HESE/BIO 300.

    Clinical Practicum I is the initial field internship offered as a co-requisite with HESE 300: Emergency Medical Technical (EMT). Students will complete 48 hours of field internship with a local EMS agency with an emphasis on basic life support skills. Certification requires additional time, liability insurance, and fees. Refer to online scheduled classes for current charges. Students responsible for providing own transportation to clinical rotations.

    HESE 352 EMS Clinical II 3.
    P: HESE/BIO 300 and HESE351; C: HESE/BIO 301.

    Clinical Practicum II is the clinical and field internship essential as a co-requisite to HESE/BIO 301: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Students will complete 84 hours of field internship with a local EMS agency and 48 hours with a local emergency department with an emphasis on skills competency at the AEMT level. Certification will require additional time, fees, and internship liability insurance. Refer to online scheduled classes for current changes. Students responsible for providing own transportation to clinical.

    HESE 363 Advanced Patient Assessment 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and BIO 212.

    This course will provide students with advanced patient assessment techniques for the history and physical exam to produce differential diagnoses through clinical reasoning. This course can only be taken for a letter grade.

    HESE 377 Pharmacology 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and (BIO 212 or BIO 421).

    This course will integrate the principles of pharmacology and medications to formulate a treatment plan intended to mitigate emergencies and improve overall patient health. This course can only be taken for a letter grade.

    HESE 391 Emergency Pediatric Care 1.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and (BIO 212 or BIO 421).

    This course integrates assessment and management principles of emergency care for the neonatal and pediatric populations. Additional fees are required for certification. This course can only be taken for a letter grade.

    HESE 428 Cardiology 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and BIO 212.

    This course will allow students to utilize anatomical, physiological, and pathophysiological principles in the assessment and management of cardiovascular disorders. This class can only be taken for a letter grade.

    HESE 451 EMS Clinical III 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE 352.

    This course will allow students to complete 48 hours of clinical fieldwork with a local EMS agency and 156 hours with a local emergency department with an emphasis on skills competency at the paramedic level. Additional fees required. Students responsible for providing own transportation. Internship liability insurance required. Certification will require additional time and fees.

    HESE 452 EMS Clinical IV 4.
    Prerequisite: HESE 451; Co-requisite: HESE 461 and HESE 480.

    This course will allow students to complete 252 hours of field internship with a local EMS agency. An emphasis on skills competency at the paramedic level. Additional fees required. Students responsible for providing own transportation. Internship liability insurance required. Certification will require additional time and fees.

    HESE 461 Advanced ECG 2.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and BIO 212.

    This course will allow students apply principles in the interpretation and management of 4 and 12-lead cardiac rhythms for comprehensive patient care.

    HESE 470 Medical Emergencies 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and BIO 212.

    This course will integrate the principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive plan for a patient with a medical complaint. This course can only be taken for a letter grade.

    HESE 480 Trauma Emergencies 3.
    Prerequisite: HESE/BIO 301, HESE 352, BIO 183, and BIO 212.

    This course will integrate the principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive plan for a patient with a traumatic complaint. This course can only be taken for a letter grade.