SRJC Course Outlines

7/24/2021 12:25:46 AMEMC 270C Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 270CTitle:  FMT-P FIELD  
Full Title:  Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Field Internship
Last Reviewed:4/11/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum10.00Lecture Scheduled012 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum10.00Lab Scheduled012 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR42.00 Contact DHR504.00
 Contact Total42.00 Contact Total504.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 504.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Application of skills in the field setting while working on an approved advanced life support ambulance.  Student will demonstrate knowledge and skills related to anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and diagnosis as they pertain to pre-hospital emergency medical care of the sick and injured. This is the third course designed to give students the field experience required for certification as an EMT-paramedic in California.

Course Completion of EMC 110B ( or EMC 270B)

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The third course designed to give students ambulance experience required for certification as an EMT-P in California.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EMC 110B ( or EMC 270B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Course objectives are written to conform with those standards outlined in
chapter 1260 of the 1992 Statutes of the Health & Safety Code and Title 22
Division 9, Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services of the California
istrative Code. The student will be able to :
1.Demonstrate communication skills needed in the pre-hospital setting,
2.Demonstrate complete patient assessment.
3.Demonstrate all methods of delivering oxygen therapy to patients as it
relates to pre-hospital setting.
4.  Demonstrate ability to establish venous access.
5.  Calculate drug doses and IV drip rates.
6.  Demonstrate administration of chemicals as prescribed.
7.  Demonstrate skills necessary to splint/immobilize all types of soft
   tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
8.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of chest trauma.
9.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of abdominal trauma.
10. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of head & spinal cord injuries.
11. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a pt. w/multi system trauma.
12. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a pt. with burns.
13. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms.
14. Treat w/ appropriate chemicals abnormal cardiac rhythms
15. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with a cardiovascular
16. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient under the influence
of etoh or other chemical substance.
17. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of genitourinary & reproductive
18. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a pt with an identified medical
emergency of the endocrine, nervous, gastrointestinal system.
19. Demonstrate proper technique of handling infectious disease issues in
the pre-hospital setting.
20. Demonstrate the assessment and treatment of a pediatric patient in the
pre-hospital setting.
21. Demonstrate assisting a pre-hospital delivery.
22. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a neonate.
23. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient exhibiting a
behavioral emergency.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Practical application of paramedic theory and skills in the field
2.  Field assessment and management of adult and pediatric patient with
medical/surgical emergencies.
3.  Review of A&P of the adult and pediatric patient.
4.  Field assessment and management of obsetrical patient.
5.  Field assessment & management of adults and pediatrics with cardio
vascular emergencies.
6.  Field management patients experiencing behavioral emergencies.
7.  Analysis & implementation of didactic material with field experience.
8.  Management of interpersonal relationships in the work setting.
9.  Development of problem solving strategies.

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Students are given journals that they must enter all patient contacts and
skill demonstrations.  This is reviewed on a regular basis by the instruct
or.  Students are assigned regular working hours (12 - 56 hrs/week) to
conform with their field preceptor's schedule.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 70%
Field work, Lab reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 70%
Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Completion, ORAL EXAM
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Bledsoe et. al, Paramedic Care, Practices & Principles, 2001, Prentice
Cherry, Drug Guide for Paramedics, 2001, Prentice Hall Publishing

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