EMT 292 : Paramedic Part II

Transcript title

Paramedic Part II

Credits

8

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

160

Other hours

160

Prerequisites

EMT 290 and EMT 291.

Corequisites

EMT 293.

Description

Offers second term of a three-term course, which includes EMT 290 and EMT 294. Focuses on anaphylactic, toxicological, environmental, geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, and endocrine emergencies; infectious diseases; capnography; special patient populations; hematology; psychiatric care; crime scene preservation; genitourinary care; and trauma care. Applies didactic knowledge to campus-based laboratory skills practice.

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Paramedic within an EMS system; apply the basic concepts of development, pathophysiology and pharmacology to assessment and management of emergency patients; be able to properly administer medications and communicate effectively with patients in a lab and clinical setting.
2. Demonstrate the ability to establish and/ or maintain a patent airway, oxygenate and ventilate a patient in a lab and a clinical setting.
3. Demonstrate and demonstrate the ability to take a proper history and perform a comprehensive physical exam on any patient and communicate the findings to others and demonstrate through lab and clinical settings.
4. Demonstrate the ability to integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient; the medical patient; the neonatal, pediatric, geriatric patients, divers patients and chronically ill patients; and for patients with common complaints, in scenarios and in a lab setting.
5. Demonstrate the ability to safely manage the scene of an emergency in a lab and clinical setting.

Content outline

Gyn
Clinical Orientation
Obstetrics
Emergency Childbirth
Pediatrics
Pediatric Airway
PALS Drugs
Pediatric IO
Neonatology
Pediatric ECG
Pediatric Assessment
NREMT Oral Station and Portfolio Introduction
Respiratory Emergencies
PALS Prep
Geriatrics
Abuse/Neglect
Challenged Patient
CISD for the Fire/EMS service
Patient Assessment
Oral Station
Static Cardiology
Ped Arrest
vAcute Interventions
Ground/Air
MCI and Rescue
Pt Assessment
Oral Station
Dynamic
Static
Haz Mat
Crime Scenes
Rural EMS and Responding to Terrorist Acts
Neurology
Endocrinology
Immunology
Gastroenterology and Urology
Toxicology and Abuse
Hematology

Required materials

Textbooks are required.

Grading methods

Grades may be determined by quizzes, homework, exams, a cumulative mid-term exam, a cumulative final exam, a lab practical-skills final exam (pass/no pass) and affective domain.

Outside of
expected

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