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College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 2700 - Capstone: Integrated Patient Management

Credit Hours: 1.00

Prerequisites: Admission into the Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program; EMSA 2560 , EMSA 2570 , EMSA 2580 , and EMSA 2620  all with grade C or better

Corequisites: EMSA 2600  

This course will utilize high fidelity patient simulation, test question analysis, and oral assesment training to prepare the student to critically think their way to a sucessful licensing exam experience. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Billable Contact Hours: 1

When Offered: Spring/Summer semester only

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to implement successful treatment plans for simulated patients.

Objectives: Working in a team, the student will:

  1. Function as an effective team leader during simulated patient scenarios, effectively developing a treatment plan based upon assessment findings for simulated medical, injured patients or patients with special concerns
  2. Function as an effective team member during simulated patient scenarios actively supporting the team leader’s efforts and realistically performing directed actions.


Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to analyze the appropriateness of medic/patient interactions.


  1. Critique simulated patient scenarios, providing verbal feedback for each interaction.
  2. Determine the appropriateness of patient treatments and medic/patient interpersonal interactions.
  3. Analyze performances of simulated patient interactions corresponding them to established paradigms in a written debriefing.


Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply critical thinking strategies to taking multiple practice tests simulating licensure tests.


  1. Analyze multiple choice/multiple select critical thinking style of test questions.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in prehospital patient assessment, pharmacology, as well as relevant issues in anatomy and physiology content areas.
  3. Critically self-asses test performances by critiquing results in post-test exercises.


Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the skills acquired in the Emergency Medical Skills program during an oral interview with program faculty and the Program Medical Director or their appointee.


  1. Demonstrate curricular mastery in the oral interview process.
  2. Develop a naturalization with the oral interview testing process, interviewing the simulated patient sufficiently in order to develop an effective patient treatment strategy.

• 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

High fidelity patient simulation.

Scenario and examination analysis.

Didactic psychomotor and oral assessment preparation.


Primary Faculty
Armstrong, David
Secondary Faculty
Media, Dan
Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Mirijanian, Narine

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

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