SRJC Course Outlines

5/6/2021 12:01:09 AMEMC 131A Course Outline as of Fall 2012

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CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.50 Contact DHR61.25
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total61.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 61.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in paramedic didactic (EMC 130A,B,C,D) 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:
Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 130A, B, C, D (Students must successfully complete each prior course in the sequence to avoid having to repeat the entire sequence.)


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 paramedic didactic (EMC 130A,B,C,D) 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:Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 130A, B, C, D (Students must successfully complete each prior course in the sequence to avoid having to repeat the entire sequence.)
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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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At completion of this course student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills with patients, families, and members of the 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. Demonstrate affective behaviors expected of a professional paramedic.
4. Demonstrate all methods of delivering oxygen therapy.
5. Demonstrate the ability to establish venous access.
6. Demonstrate proper techniques in giving medication via inhalation route.
7. Demonstrate basic airway management techniques.
8. Demonstrate skills necessary to splint/immobilize all types of soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
9. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms.

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

Assignments:
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1. 10 -15 case studies
2. Interpretation of 10-15 electrocardiograms
3. Research 15-30  home medications
4. Affective and performance evaluations
5. Track 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
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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 75%
Performance skills to include psychomotor and electrocardiography interpretation
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
25 - 40%
Affective behaviors, attendance, data tracking (documentation)


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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