SRJC Course Outlines

7/24/2021 12:11:45 AMEMC 270B Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 270BTitle:  EMT - CLINICAL  
Full Title:  Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Clinical
Last Reviewed:4/10/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum8.00Lecture Scheduled09 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum8.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR25.00 Contact DHR225.00
 Contact Total25.00 Contact Total225.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 225.00 

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

Catalog Description:
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Application of skills in the clinical setting to include, but not be limited to, the emergency department and various specialty units. Student will demonstrate knowledge & 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 second course designed to give students the clinical experience required for certification as an EMT-paramedic in California.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Successful completion of EMC 270A.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

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

Prerequisites:Successful completion of EMC 270A.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

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 AND SAFETY CODE AND TITLE
22 DIVISION 9, PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OF THE CALIFORNIA
ADMINISTRATIVE CODE. OBJECTIVES LISTED ARE FOR THE STATE MANDATE DIVISIONS
UPON THE COMPLETION OF THE CLINICAL ROTATIONS IN THE INTENSIVE/CORONARY
CARE UNIT, PEDIATRICS, LABOR & DELIVERY, BURN UNIT, EMERGENCY DEPT.  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 THE 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. DEMONSTRTE PRE-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH MULTI SYSTEM
12.  DEMONSTRTE PRE-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH BURNS
13. RECOGNIZE NORMAL AND ABNORMAL CARDIAC RHYTHMS.
14.  TREAT WITH APPROPRIATE CHEMICALS ABNORMAL CARDIAC RHYTHMS.
15. DEMONSTRATE PRE-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH A CARDIOVASCULAR
   EMERGENCY.
16. DEMONSTRATE PRE-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH AN IDENTIFIED
   MEDICAL EMERGENCY OF THE ENDOCRINE, NERVOUS, GASTROINTESTINAL,
17. GENITOURINARY AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS.
18. DEMONSTRATE PRE-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT UNDER THE INFLUENCE
   OF ALCOHOL OR OTHER CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE
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 A
  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 CLINICAL
   SETTING
2.  CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ADULT AND PEDIATRIC PAIENT WITH
   MEDICAL/SURGICAL NEEDS.
3.  REVIEW OF ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY OF THE ADULT & PEDIATRIC PATIENT
4.  CLINICAL ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRICAL PATIENT
5.  EMERGENCY CARE OF ADULT & PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
6.  CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAL, SURGICAL OBSTETRIC, PEDIATRIC &
BEHAVIOR-
   AL EMERGENCYS.
7.  CORRELATION OF DIDACTIC  MATERIAL WITH CLINICAL EXPERIENCE.
8.  MANAGEMENT OF INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WORK SETTING
9.  DEVELOPMENT OF PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES

Assignments:
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STUDENTS ARE GIVEN CLINICAL JOURNALS THAT THEY MUST ENTER ALL PATIENT
CONTACTS AND SKILL DEMONSTRATIONS.  THIS IS REVIEWED ON A REGULAR BASIS
BY THE INSTRUCTOR.  STUDENTS ARE ASSIGNED REGULAR WORKING HOURS (40 PER
WEEK) TO CONFORM WITH THEIR CLINICAL AND/OR 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%
None
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 ASSESSMENT SKILLS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 70%
Field work, DYSRHYTHMIA RECOGNITION
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%
FIELD EVALUATION BY INSTRUCTOR(S) AND PECEPTORS


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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PARAMEDIC TEXTBOOK
Bledsol et.al, Paramedic Care Principles and Practices, 2001, Prentice
Hall Publishing
Campbell, Basic Trauma Life Support, 2000, Brady Publishing
Cherry, Drug Guide for Paramedics, 2001, Prentice Hall Publishing

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