SRJC Course Outlines

9/29/2020 12:02:15 AMEMC 124 Course Outline as of Spring 2016

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 124Title:  ADVANCED LIFE SUP UPDATE  
Full Title:  Paramedic: Advanced Life Support Update
Last Reviewed:5/11/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.25Lecture Scheduled2.501 max.Lecture Scheduled2.50
Minimum.25Lab Scheduled5.501 min.Lab Scheduled5.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total8.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  5.00Total Student Learning Hours: 13.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  21 - Legally Mandated Repetition
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  EMC 299.12

Catalog Description:
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A comprehensive class consisting of lecture, case-based scenario practice and skill stations that will enhance and expand the knowledge and skills of licensed paramedics in the area of infrequently practiced,  practiced or expanded scope skills. This course is for licensed paramedics requiring accreditation for the Coastal Valley EMS region.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Licensed paramedics

Schedule of Classes Information
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A comprehensive class consisting of lecture, case-based scenario practice and skill stations that will enhance and expand the knowledge and skills of licensed paramedics in the area of infrequently practiced,  practiced or expanded scope skills. This course is for licensed paramedics requiring accreditation for the Coastal Valley EMS region.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Licensed paramedics
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:21 - Legally Mandated Repetition

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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Identify current trends and advances in pre-hospital medicine.
2.   Apply knowledge and demonstrate skills required to meet paramedic accreditation requirements in Coastal Valley Emergency Medical Services (EMS) region.
 

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At the end of this course the students will be able to:
1.  Identify and list current trends in pre-hospital management of medical and trauma emergencies.
2.  Identify and demonstrate skills required for treatment of a critically ill or injured adult or child in the pre-hospital environment.
3.  Identify and demonstrate new or revised protocols used to treat a medical or trauma patient in the Coastal Valley EMS region.
4.  Identify, list, and demonstrate the administration of current and new medications used to treat a medical or trauma patient in the Coastal Valley EMS region.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Medical and Trauma Emergencies
 a.  Advances in practice
 b.  Trauma Center
 c.  Protocol update
 d.  Skills (Lab)
     i.  Thoracostomy
    ii.  Intraosseous access
2.  Airway Management (Lab)
 a.  Adult
 b.  Pediatrics
 c.  Skills
    i.  Intubation
   ii.  Cricothyrotomy
3.  Pharmacology
 a.  New medications
 b.  Protocol update

Assignments:
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1.  Participate in interactive scenarios and skills stations.
2.  Written exam.
3.  5 to 6 hours of reading assignments before attending class.

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 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
10 - 20%
Scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
70 - 80%
Scenario, skills stations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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