SRJC Course Outlines

7/25/2021 8:53:41 PMEMC 110C Course Outline as of Spring 2013

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMC 110CTitle:  EMT-PARAMED FIELD INTERN  
Full Title:  Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Field Internship
Last Reviewed:4/11/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum10.00Lecture Scheduled012 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum10.00Lab Scheduled012 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR42.00 Contact DHR504.00
 Contact Total42.00 Contact Total504.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 504.00 

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 270C

Catalog Description:
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Application of skills in the field setting while working on an approved advanced life support ambulance.  Demonstrate knowledge and 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 third course designed to give students the field experience required for certification as an EMT-Paramedic in California.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EMC 110B ( or EMC 270B)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Application of skills in the field setting while working on an approved advanced life support ambulance. Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and diagnosis as they pertain to pre-hospital emergency medical care of the sick and injured.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EMC 110B ( or EMC 270B)
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



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 & Safety Code and Title 22
Division 9, Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services of the California
Administrative Code. Objectives listed are for the state mandated
divisions to be completed in an approved advanced life support unit
(ambulance). Upon the completion of this course, the student will be able
to:
1.Demonstrate communication skills and leadership 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 pre-hospital setting.
4.  Demonstrate ability to establish venous access.
5.  Calculate drug doses and intravenous drip rates.
6.  Demonstrate affective application of appropriate patient treatment
protocol.
7.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of patient 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
trauma.
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
emergency.
17.  Demonstrate pre-hospital management of patient with a respiratory
emergency.
18. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient under the influence
of alcohol or other chemical substance.
19. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of genitourinary & reproductive
   emergency.
20. Demonstrate pre-hospital management of a patient with an identified
medical
emergency of the endocrine, nervous, gastrointestinal system.
21. Demonstrate proper technique of handling infectious disease issues in
the pre-hospital setting.
22. Demonstrate the assessment and treatment of a pediatric patient in the
pre-hospital setting.
23. Demonstrate assisting a pre-hospital delivery.
24. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a neonate.
25. 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 out-of-hospital and ambulance
environment:
1.  Practical application of paramedic theory and skills in the field
   setting
a.  radio communication
b.  written communication
c.  leadership
2.  Assessment and management of adult and pediatric patient with
   medical/surgical emergencies
a.  airway management
b.  intravenous therapy
3.  Assessment and management of adult and pediatric patient with
   trauma emergencies.
4.  Review anatomy and physiology of the adult and pediatric patient.
5.  Electrocardiology
a.  review criteria
b.  treatment protocols
6.  Assessment and management of obstetrical patient.
7.  Assessment & management of adults and pediatrics with cardio
   vascular emergencies.
8.  Field management of patients experiencing behavioral emergencies.
9.  Management of patients under the influence of drug and/or alcohol.
10. Infection control and precautions.
11. Development of problem solving strategies for patient care.

Assignments:
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Students are assigned regular working hours (12 - 56 hrs/week) to
conform with their field preceptor's schedule. Students maintain a log
book and an electronic date base of all patient contacts and skill
preformed.  These items will reflect student performance in areas
including but not limited to identification of dysrhythmias, oxygen
administration, patient assessment and management of the ill or injured
patient.  Based on field contacts students will complete:
1.  40 patient care reports
2.  daily self evaluations
3.  prepare oral scenarios

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
5 - 10%
1-5 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 - 40%
Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Completion, oral report
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 70%
field evaluations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Bledsoe et al. Paramedic Principles and Practice, 2001
Infor Med. ALS Version EMS Field Guide, 14th Edition

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