EMS Training Curriculum

  • Course Overview and Introduction to EMS
  • CPR and Airway Management
  • Airway/Breathing/Circulation
  • Mechanisms of Trauma
  • Scene Awareness and Extrication
  • Medical History and Physical Examination
  • Stabilization for Transport
  • Initial Trauma Management
  • Skeletal Injuries and Splinting
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Head and Neck Injuries
  • Wound Management and Bleeding Control
  • Chest Injuries
  • Abdominal/Genitourinary Injuries
  • Assessment and Management of Burns
  • The Multiple Trauma Patient
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Clues to Underlying Illness and Injury
  • The Unconscious Patient
  • Communications/Dispatch Protocols
  • Pharmacology/Toxicology I
  • Pharmacology/Toxicology II
  • Infection Control/Communicable Diseases
  • Disaster/MCI Management
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Electrocardiogram Interpretation
  • The Acute Abdomen
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Obstetrical Emergencies
  • Childbirth/Neonatal Emergencies
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Psychiatric Emergencies/Crisis Intervention
  • EMS Management Techniques
  • Stress Management for EMS Personnel
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Environmental Disorders
  • Course Summary and Evaluation
  • Skills Review
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine