Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

EMS 141 - Paramedic 4

6 credit hours - 36 hours of lecture, 72 hours of laboratory, and 72 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 gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine, gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal 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 $150.

Prerequisite(s): EMS 131  with a grade of C or better.

Note: Typically offered at MC; fall 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 gastrointestinal and/or genitourinary 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. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of patients in trauma arrest.    

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

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

  1. Integrate assessment with anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, and prognosis leading to the assessment and management of pediatric conditions and/or complaints in all developmental stages of their lifespan.    

  1. 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.  

  1. Demonstrate exemplary professional behavior in paramedic practice.