Jun 21, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

EMT 270 - Paramedic Capstone

7 credit hours - 8 hours of lecture, 60 hours college lab, 204 hours of capstone field experience; nine week course; one term.
Utilize critical thinking skills, comprehensive history and physical assessment within their patient interactions to formulate and institute an appropriate field impression and treatment plan for various diseases and injuries. Identify factors affecting the health and health needs of a patient.  Integrate team leadership, patient advocacy and entry-level practice as a paramedic professional. Demonstrate skill mastery as an entry-level paramedic provider in scenario based testing. Demonstrate effective communications in a manner that is culturally sensitive and intended to improve the patient outcome. Practice selected procedures on each other during college lab. Lab fee $150. Clinical fee $100.

Prerequisite(s): EMT 215  with a grade of C or better.

Note: Mandatory attendance is required for all college lab, clinical and field rotations. Missed labs or field rotations are made up at the student’s expense or will result in failure in the course.