DOCUMENTATION FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Documentation for Emergency Medical Services
  • Course #: EMSV1080
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This is a course that will help the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider understand and perform the skills needed to meet industry standards for documentation. Students will learn to use subjective and objective information along with abbreviations commonly used in EMS. Students will be able to complete a patient care report (PCR) to industry standards.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Describe the industry standards of writing a patient care report
List the principles of writing narrative charting
Describe the documentation details when a patient refuses care or transport

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  EMSV1050
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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