2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Healthcare Emergency Management (HEM)

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HEM 100  Emergency Medical Technician - Basic  (4 Credit Hours)  
This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, who serves as a vital link in the health care team. This includes all skills necessary to provide emergency medical care and a basic life support (BLS) level with an ambulance or other specialized service. Student must maintain active CPR recognition throughout the course.
This course satisfies the Engaged Learning requirement.  
HEM 395  Emergency Management Practicum  (3 Credit Hours)  
Pre-requisites: HEM 201  
The purpose of this course is to integrate and synthesize the theory and principles presented in the core classes of the healthcare emergency management major. To achieve this goal, the practicum will examine and assess various disaster case studies. Utilizing the resources of the Faculty Advisory Board, students will be placed in emergency services or public health positions to observe first hand the work of the healthcare emergency manager. In particular, students will observe and participate in such activities as strategic planning; inter-governmental agency communication and information sharing; risk analysis; disaster plan preparation and other aspects of public health threat preparedness; policy analysis; and related practices.