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EMSA 2530 - Paramedic Lab 1

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: Admission into the Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program

Corequisites: EMSA 2510 , EMSA 2520 , and EMSA 2550  

(formerly EMTC 2530)

Practical applications for Introduction to Paramedic Procedures and Paramedic Lecture 2.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, through the assessment process the student will identify the correct field‐impression of a real or simulated patient.

Objectives:

  1. The student will identify the steps of the medical and trauma assessment.
  2. The students will explain the steps of the medical and trauma assessment.
  3. The student will incorporate advanced techniques at the appropriate place in the assessment process.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, the students will incorporate advanced airway techniques at the appropriate point in patient management.

Objectives:

  1. The student will properly demonstrate basic techniques for airway control.
  2. The student will identify the proper steps of endotracheal intubation
  3. The student will explain the proper steps of endotracheal intubation
  4. The student will identify the circumstances surrounding the need to employ a surgical technique for airway maintenance

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate proper techniques for drug and fluid administration.

Objectives:

  1. The student will be able to correctly utilize the IV, IM, Sub‐Q routes for drug administration.
  2. The students will identify the proper steps of parenteral drug and fluid administration.
  3. The students will explain the proper steps of parenteral drug and fluid administration.
  4. The student will correctly identify the appropriate drug therapies and administration routes
  5. The student will correctly identify non‐parenteral drug therapies
  6. The student will explain the practices regarding the storing, and restocking of drugs as well as the documentation of their administration.

Outcome 4:
Students will appropriately operate the EKG/defibrillator.

Objectives:

  1. The student will be able to perform normal EKG function and maintenance.
  2. The student will be able to safely and correctly perform a defibrillation in a pulseless V‐Tach or V‐fib cardiac rhythm.
  3. The student will be able to safely and correctly perform a synchronized cardioversion in a tachycardic rhythm with a pulse.
  4. The student will be able to safely and correctly implement the technique of transcutaneous pacing in an unstable bradycardic patient.
  5. The student will identify dynamic cardiac rhythms on the EKG monitor.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Module 1: Trauma Management and Patient Assessment

Module 2: Airway Management and Respiratory Support

Module 3: Parenteral Administration of Fluids and Drugs

Module 4: EKG Use


Primary Faculty
Armstrong, David
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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