SRJC Course Outlines

7/20/2024 9:08:03 PMEMC 110B Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Terminated Course

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 110BTitle:  EMT PARAMEDIC- CLINICAL  
Full Title:  Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic Clinical
Last Reviewed:4/10/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum8.00Lecture Scheduled1.0022 max.Lecture Scheduled22.00
Minimum8.00Lab Scheduled1.5016 min.Lab Scheduled33.00
 Contact DHR14.00 Contact DHR308.00
 Contact Total16.50 Contact Total363.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  44.00Total Student Learning Hours: 407.00 

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:  EMC 270B

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. 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.

Course Completion or Current Enrollment in EMC 110A

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:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in EMC 110A
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should 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, pediatric, labor and delivery, burn unit,
emergency department the student will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate communication and leadership 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 intravenous drip rates.
6.  Demonstrate administration of chemicals as prescribed.
7.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of patients with airway emergency.
8.  Demonstrate skills necessary to splint/immobilize all types of soft
   tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
9.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of chest trauma.
10.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of abdominal trauma.
11. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of head & spinal cord injuries.
12. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with multi system
13. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with burns.
14. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms.
15. Administer appropriate chemicals to treat abnormal cardiac rhythms.
16. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with a cardiovascular
17. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with a respiratory
18. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with an identified
   medical emergency of the endocrine, nervous, gastrointestinal,
   genitourinary and reproductive systems.
19. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient under the influence
   of alcohol or other chemical substance.
20. Demonstrate proper technique of handling infectious disease issues in
   the pre-hospital setting.
21. Demonstrate the assessment and treatment of a pediatric patient in a
   pre-hospital setting.
22. Demonstrate assisting a pre-hospital delivery.
23. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a neonate.
24. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient exhibiting a
   behavioral emergency.

Topics and Scope
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The following will relate to work in the pre-hospital, hospital and clinic
1.  Practical application of paramedic theory and skills in clinical
   a.  leadership
   b.  patient assessment
   c.  verbal and written communication
2.  Clinical assessment and management of adult and pediatric patient with
   medical/surgical needs
   a.  airway management
   b.  intravenous administration
   c.  pharmacology
3.  Review of anatomy and pathophysiology of the adult & pediatric patient
4.  Electrocardiology
   a.  review criteria
   b.  treatment protocols
5.  Clinical assessment and management of obstetrical patient
6.  Emergency care of adult and pediatric patients
7.  Management of patient under the influence of drug and/or alcohol
8.  Infection control and precautions
9.  Development of problem solving strategies for patient care

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Students maintain a log book, journal and an electronic data base of all
patient contacts and skill demonstration. These items will reflect student
performance in areas including but not limited to identification of
dysrhythmias, oxygen administration, intravenous skills, intubation,
defibrillation, medication administration, patient assessment and
management of the ill or injured patient.  In addition, students are
1.  completion of 10 case studies
2.  interpretation of 10 electrocardiograms
3.  research 20 home medications

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
10 - 25%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Field work, performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
clinical evaluations

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Bledsoe Paramedic Care Principles and Practices , 2nd ed., 2001
Campbell, Basic Trauma Life Support, 5th ed.,2004
Brady, Pre-hospital Emergency Pharmacology 6th ed., 2005
Gausche-Hill, Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals 2nd

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