Javascript is currently not supported, or is disabled by this browser. Please enable Javascript for full functionality.

Skip to Main Content
University of Pittsburgh    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jan 30, 2023
 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
Add to Portfolio(opens a new window)

EM 1270 - INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH - WEB


Minimum Credits: 2
Maximum Credits: 2
The role of paramedics in the health care system is evolving in many parts of the country to include helping patients avoid unnecessary 911 calls and hospitalizations. This introductory course will prepare the paramedic to function as a community paramedic. This course will describe the difference between traditional EMS and community paramedic assessments; introduce therapeutic communication techniques; describe mental and behavioral health issues and their effect on chronic disease management; review professional boundaries and provider wellness techniques, and review potential patient populations that could be helped through these new services.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade


Click here for class schedule information.



Add to Portfolio(opens a new window)
Catalog Navigation