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

EMS 131 - Paramedic 3

7 credit hours - 51 hours of lecture, 74 hours of laboratory and 68 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, eyes, ears, nose, and throat (EENT), environmental, neurological, immunological, trauma, and special challenges 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 $150.

Prerequisite(s): EMS 121  with a grade of C or better.

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

Course Outcomes:
 

  1. Integrate anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients with cardiovascular conditions and/or complaints.  

  1. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, and prognosis to manage patients with neurological conditions and/or complaints.  

  1. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients with disorders of the EENT and/or immunological conditions and/or complaints. 

  1. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients with environmental-related conditions and/or complaints.  

  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. Utilize appropriate terminology, verbal, and nonverbal skills, to communicate with and/or advocate for diverse populations, in varied settings, while assuring personal, crew, scene, and patient safety.  

  1. Demonstrate exemplary professional behavior in paramedic practice.