SRJC Course Outlines

9/17/2019 3:31:24 AMEMC 100 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 100Title:  EMR/FIRST RESPONDER  
Full Title:  Emergency Medical Responder
Last Reviewed:12/10/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.5017.5 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

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:  EMC 290

Catalog Description:
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Manipulative and problem solving skills required for the individual interested in pursuing a career as an emergency medical responder to victims of illness or injury.  Upon completion of course, student receives both CPR for Health Care Providers and Emergency Medical responder course completion certificate.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Manipulative and problem solving skills required for the individual interested in pursuing a career as an emergency medical responder to victims of illness or injury.  Upon completion of course, student receives both CPR for Health Care Providers and Emergency Medical responder course completion certificate.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify a medical or trauma emergency.
2.  Apply knowledge of specific skills to assist victims of a medical or trauma emergency.
3.  Discuss the requirements necessary to work in the Emergency Medical Service system.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will:
1.  Discuss the role of the First Responder in the emergency medical
      system.
2.  Describe the components of the EMS system.
3.  Discuss at least 5 medical legal aspects of emergency care.
4.  Describe 5 vital signs and demonstrate ability to assess and
      record.
5.  Describe at least 4 elements of a patient assessment plan and
      demonstrate skill of total body exam procedure.
6.  Describe and demonstrate components of oxygen therapy.
7.  Identify and discuss  at least 5 basic components of respiratory
      anatomy and physiology.
8.  Identify at least 5 respiratory emergencies and their
      treatment.
9.  Identify at least 5 basic anatomy and physiology components of the
      cardiovascular system.
10. Demonstrate effective cardio pulmonary resuscitation skills.
11. Identify at least 2 cardiac emergencies and their treatment.
12. Identify and describe 7 types of shock and their treatment.
13. Demonstrate 3 methods of controlling bleeding.
14. Identify major bones of the body.
15. Describe at least 4 musculoskeletal injuries and treatment.
16. Identify transmission route of 2 infectious diseases.
17. Identify at least 2 signs and symptoms of behavioral emergencies.
18. Identify 4 routes of poisoning.
19. Describe the pathophysiology of at least 3 medical emergencies
      which alter the level of consciousness.
20. Demonstrate the assessment of an unconscious patient.
21. Identify the signs and symptoms of at least 6 major trauma injuries.
22. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of 6 major trauma injuries.
23. Discuss multi casualty incidents utilizing Simple Triage and Rapid
      Treatment (START) triage system.
24. Describe and demonstrate technique of emergency childbirth.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Overview
    A. EMS system
    B. Legal aspects
II.  Patient Assessment
    A. Vital signs
    B. Level of consciousness
    C. Exam
III.  Oxygen Therapy
    A. Airway management
    B. Airway adjuncts
IV.  Respiratory System
    A. Anatomy
    B. Disease and treatment
V.  Cardiovascular System
    A. Anatomy
    B. Disease and treatment
    C. CPR
VI.  Circulatory System
    A. Shock
    B. Control of bleeding
VII.  Skeletal System
    A. Anatomy
    B. Injury and treatment
    C. Splinting and immobilization
VIII.  Trauma
    A. Abdominal
    B. Head
    C. Chest
    D. Triage -START
IX.  Altered Level of Consciousness
    A. Diabetes
    B. Stroke
    C. Seizures
X. Behavioral Emergencies
    A. Psychological
    B. Substance abuse
XI. Environmental Emergencies
    A. Burns
    B. Cold
    C. Head
XII. Obstetrics and Gynecological
    A. Childbirth
    B. Complications
    C. Pediatric/infant resuscitation
XIII. Infectious Disease
    A. Transmission
    B. Universal precautions
    C. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
 
All Areas of the Topics and Scope are covered in both the Lecture and Lab portions of the course

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Read approximately 24 pages per week
2. Complete 17 skills worksheet handouts (ungraded)
3. Three division exams; one final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Observe and demonstrate assigned skills
2. Participate in scenario based exercises (10-20)

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
5 - 10%
Scenario based exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances, interactive scenarios
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Emergency Medical Responder. 6th ed. Aaos and Schottke, David. Jones & Bartlett. 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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