2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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EMS 167B - Paramedic Clinical Practice II


Credits: 2
Description
Supervised application in a hospital and prehospital setting of the skills learned in aggregate Paramedic Training. Emphasis will be on patient assessment and recognition and management of medical and trauma emergencies.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognize and treat life and limb threatening emergencies in the clinical setting.
  2. Perform intravenous therapy and know the application, implications and complications of same.
  3. Assess and maintain an adequate airway using basic and advanced procedures and devices.
  4. Discuss and perform basic and advanced pharmacology for the EMT Paramedic utilizing various methodologies and applications in the clinical setting.
  5. Perform medication administration using accurate computational methodology and appropriate sterile technique.
  6. Know and apply the indications, complications and applications for basic and advanced cardiac life support.
  7. Recognize and treat simple and complex electrophysiological disorders in the clinical setting.
  8. Perform rapid patient assessment, determine patient severity and offer appropriate interventions to treat the patient.
  9. Develop and apply a comprehensive understanding of the principles of acid/base balance and be able to relate the concepts to respiratory and metabolic physiology.
  10. Provide advanced emergency care in the clinical setting while recognizing the need to protect the safety of the crew, patients and bystanders.
  11. Project a positive and professional demeanor while in the clinical setting.

Prerequisite: EMS 127B  
Corequisite: None
Graded: Pass/Fail



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