2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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EMS 230B - Paramedic Assessment II


Credits: 1
Description
This course will allow the participant to apply the information gained from prior paramedic coursework in a manner that emphasizes proper patient assessment, and the development and implementation of an appropriate treatment plan based on high-quality emergency care. This course will be tailored to advancing the students understanding of all paramedic subjects through practical skills scenarios.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform and describe the techniques used to complete an initial medical patient assessment, using techniques of physical assessment, assessment-based management and patient history.
  2. Develop the ability to recognize critically ill patients in a timely fashion and develop an immediate treatment plan to address the patient’s needs.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in all BLS, ILS and ALS skills.
  4. Develop rudimentary skills of effective communication to the hospital and hospital staff via standard telemetry equipment.
  5. Perform and describe the techniques used to complete an initial trauma patient assessment, using techniques of physical assessment, assessment-based management and patient history.
  6. Develop a structured approach to initiating a proper and thorough patient history through effective interviewing techniques.
  7. Develop an organized and appropriate treatment plan as determined by the patient history and presentation.
  8. Perform the proper treatments as necessary when utilizing interactive simulated patient scenarios.

Prerequisite: EMS 130B  with a grade of C or higher
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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