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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

EMS 121 - Paramedic 2

6 credit hours - 42 hours of lecture, 87 hours of laboratory, and 34 hours of clinical; one term.
Analyze the duties and responsibilities of a paramedic in utilizing advanced life support concepts and practices of infection control, patient assessment and pharmacological interventions. Explore and apply advanced medical management techniques for cardiac, respiratory, hematology, and trauma patients. Integrate skill acquisition into patient assessment and treatment/care plans for patients. Practice select procedures on each other during college lab. Lab fee $200. Clinical fee $100.

Prerequisite(s): EMS 111  with a grade of C or better. 

Note: Typically offered at MC; spring and summer terms.

Course Outcomes:
 

  1. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of traumatic injuries and/or complaints.   
  1. Integrate anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients with cardiovascular and or pulmonary conditions and/or complaints. 
  1. Integrate anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients with hematological conditions and/or complaints. 
  1. Integrate advanced life support airway management techniques into a critical patient care plan.
  2. Utilize appropriate terminology and verbal and nonverbal skills to communicate with and/or advocate for diverse populations, in varied settings, while assuring personal, crew, scene, and patient safety.
  3. Demonstrate exemplary professional behavior in paramedic practice.