SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2021 7:52:24 PMEMC 131B Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 131BTitle:  PARAMEDIC- CLINICAL 2  
Full Title:  Paramedic Clinical Practicum 2
Last Reviewed:2/12/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR9.00 Contact DHR157.50
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in EMC 133C and EMC 133D in a clinical setting to include, but not limited to the Emergency Department and various specialty units. This course meets standards mandated by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) published by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EMC 109


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Enrollment in Paramedic Academy

Schedule of Classes Information
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Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in EMC 133C and EMC 133D in a clinical setting to include, but not limited to the Emergency Department and various specialty units. This course meets standards mandated by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) published by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EMC 109
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
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.  Apply cognitive paramedic knowledge to the care of an ill or injured person in the controlled
    environment of a hospital or clinical setting.
2.  Demonstrate the ability to perform psychomotor skills as outlined in the California state
    regulations, Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and National Registry of Emergency Medical
    Technicians.
3.  Demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations
    while caring for an ill or injured person.

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1. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills with patients, families, and members of
    health care team
2. Demonstrate ability to perform a thorough patient assessment on an adult or pediatric patient
    with a medical complaint or traumatic injury
3. Integrate clinical findings to determine a treatment plan for the adult or pediatric patient with a
    medical complaint or traumatic injury
4. Demonstrate affective behaviors expected of a professional paramedic
5. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms
6. Administer appropriate medication to treat abnormal cardiac rhythms
7. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with a cardiovascular emergency
8. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with a respiratory emergency
9. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with a medical emergency of the
    endocrine, nervous, gastrointestinal, genitourinary (GI/GU) and reproductive systems
10. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient under the influence of alcohol or other
    chemical substance
11. Demonstrate proper technique of handling infectious disease issues
12. Demonstrate management of a patient exhibiting a behavioral emergency
13. Assist in a normal labor and delivery
14. Discuss complications of an obstetrical patient
15. Demonstrate assessment and management of a neonate

Topics and Scope
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I. Paramedic Theory
    A. Leadership
    B. Verbal and written communication
II. Assessment and Management
    A. Patient assessment
    B. Airway management and oxygen therapy
    C. Intravenous cannulation
    D. Medication administration
III. Medical Emergencies
    A. Cardiology
    B. Respiratory
    C. Endocrine
    D. Neurology
    E. GI/GU
    F. Reproductive
         1. Normal Labor and Delivery
         2. Complications of Delivery
    G. Behavioral
    H. Infectious disease

Assignments:
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1. Case studies (10 - 15)
2. Research 15-30 home medications
3. Interpretation of 10 electrocardiograms (ECG)
4. Affective and performance evaluations
5. Record patient assessments and skills (documentation)
6. Attendance as mandated by Title 22

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
20 - 30%
Patient case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Performance Evaluations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Affective behaviors, attendance, data tracking (documentation)


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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