EMT 294 : Paramedic Part III

Transcript title

Paramedic Part III

Credits

8

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

160

Other hours

160

Prerequisites

EMT 292 and EMT 293.

Corequisites

EMT 295.

Description

Offers third term of a three-term course, which includes EMT 290 and EMT 292. Continues 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 labs, clinical setting and in the field.
2. Demonstrate the ability to establish and/ or maintain a patent airway, oxygenate and ventilate a patient in labs, clinical setting and in the field.
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, clinical settings and in the field.
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 lab, clinical settings and in the field.
5. Demonstrate the ability to safely manage the scene of an emergency in all learning environments, clinical settings and in the field.

Content outline

Trauma and Trauma Systems
Mechanism of Injury
Hemorrhage and Shock
Soft Tissue
Patient Assessment Trauma
Trauma Airway
Needle Decompression
Emergency Cric
Burn Trauma Head/Face/Neck and Spine
Chest Trauma
ABD Trauma
Orthopedic
Rapid Extrication
Enviornmental
Special Considerations
Nasotracheal Intubations
PHTLS Skills
CPAP
Intra Nasal
Airway
Pt. History Taking
OB
Infectious Disease/Sepsis
Psychiatric
ENT
Non Traumatic Disorders
Airway ET Adult and Infant
King Airway
Glucometer
KED/C-Spine
Ortho Stabilization
12 Lead
Oregon Administrative Rules
Trauma System
ATAB
STAB
Patient Scenario’s
Comprehensive Adult and Ped Assessment
Sync/Defib/Pacing
CISD Presentation
Dynamic
Static
Oral

Required materials

Textbooks are required.

Grading methods

Grades may be determined by quizzes, homework, projects, 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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