Darton State College Catalog 2014-2015 - page 328

1127 Cardiovascular Emergencies II
Cardiovascular Emergencies II (3-4-4). This course includes the remaining
material from the cardiovascular portion of the medicine module of the National
EMS Education Standards. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the
cardiovascular system, cardiovascular assessment, atherosclerosis, coronary
artery disease, risk factor identification and reduction, acute coronary
syndrome, heart failure, sudden arrhythmic death, hypertensive emergencies,
cardiogenic shock, abdominal aortic aneurysm, arterial occlusion, venous
thrombosis, aortic dissection, thromboembolism, infectious disease of the heart
and congenital heart defects. Units on artificial pacemakers, defibrillation,
cardioversion, 12-lead EKGs, circulatory adjuncts, and ACLS algorithms are also
included. At the conclusion of the course, students must successfully complete
the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course.
Prerequisite: Cardiovascular Emergencies I.
Co-requisite: None.
Offered: Spring and Fall
0081 English Lab I
Class lab for ENGL 1101
0082 English Lab II
Class lab for ENGL 1102
0099 Learning Support English II
ENGL 0099 prepares the student to enter the credit English sequence. The
course includes assignments in the language-based processes of reading,
writing, and discussion, as well as critical thinking and problem solving. It
stresses the rules and conventions of standard written English and provides
extensive practice in writing a variety of types of compositions. Exit
Requirements: minimum of a C average on course work, passing grade on
Departmental Essay Competency Examination (DECE) and a satisfactory score
of 60 or higher on the COMPASS Writing Skills Test.
Placement: A score of 32 - 59 or below on the COMPASS Writing Skills Test.
Offered: All semesters.
1101 English Composition I
ENGL 1101 is a composition course focusing on skills required for effective
writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition, analysis, and
argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research skills.
This course emphasizes the development of thought and expression through
personal, informative, and persuasive essays. The course is concerned largely
with the composing process involving substantial reading and analysis of ideas in
preparation for written assignments. ENGL 1101 promotes the development of
reading, speaking, listening, and thinking. In addition, the course includes study
of grammar and punctuation as needed. Exit requirements include a minimum
of a “C” average on course work.
Prerequisites: Satisfactory scores on the English and Reading placement
examinations or completion of ENGL 0099 and READ 0099 with grades of "C" or
Offered: All semesters.
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