SRJC Course Outlines

5/5/2021 11:08:53 PMEMC 131B Course Outline as of Fall 2012

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum4.50Lab Scheduled010 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR13.50 Contact DHR236.25
 Contact Total13.50 Contact Total236.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 236.25 

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 paramedic didactic (EMC 130D) in a clinical setting to include, but not be 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 130D and EMC 131A (Students must sequentially pass all sections to successfully complete course.)


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 130D) in a clinical setting to include, but not be 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 130D and EMC 131A (Students must sequentially pass all sections to successfully complete course.)
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 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. Demonstrate all methods of delivering oxygen therapy
6. Demonstrate the ability to establish venous access
7. Calculate drug doses and drip rates
8. Demonstrate proper technique in giving an intravenous, intraosseous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medication
9. Demonstrate basic and advanced airway management techniques
10. Demonstrate skills necessary to splint/immobilize all types of soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries
11. Assist in the management of a patient with a severe traumatic injury
12. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms
13. Administer appropriate medication to treat abnormal cardiac rhythms
14.  Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with a cardiovascular emergency
15. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with a respiratory emergency
16. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient with an identified medical emergency of the endocrine, nervous, gastrointestinal, genitourinary (GI/GU) and reproductive systems
17. Demonstrate assessment and management of a patient under the influence of alcohol or other chemical substance
18. Demonstrate proper technique of handling infectious disease issues
19. Assist in a normal labor and delivery
20. Discuss complications of an obstetrical patient
21. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a neonate
22.Demonstrate management of a patient exhibiting a behavioral emergency

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
      i. Normal Labor and Delivery
      ii.. Complications of Delivery
   g. Trauma
   h. Behavioral
    I.  Infectious disease

Assignments:
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1. 10 -15 case studies
2. Interpretation of 10 electrocardiograms (ECG)
3. Research 20 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
15 - 30%
Home medication, 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
55 - 75%
Performance skills to include psychomotor and ECG 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
10 - 15%
Affective behaviors, attendance, data tracking (documentation)


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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