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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMSA 1250 - Clinical Rotation for the Basic EMT

Credit Hours: 1.00

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: EMSA 1215  and EMSA 1220 

(formerly EMTC 1250)

Clinical rotation in the hospital and EMS units for the Basic EMT. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students are required to pass this course to progress in the program.

Billable Contact Hours: 2.5

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Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate appropriateness for the clinical environment by providing the program, department, and/or hospital with the necessary documentation.


  1. Complete hospital‐required documentation before beginning any clinical rotation.
  2. Provide the Health and Public Service Department with a physical exam, drug screen and criminal background check before beginning any clinical.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, students will begin to meet the National Standard Curriculum requirements for contact hours.


  1. Meet the State of Michigan and National Standard Curriculum requirements for EMS agency hours.
  2. Meet the State of Michigan and National Standard Curriculum requirements for hospital hours.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will utilize the life‐skills of professionalism, punctuality, integrity, and interpersonal communications with the intention of developing an excellent working situation and patient rapport.


  1. Appears professionally and appropriately dressed and is prepared for all clinical rotations.
  2. Attend all scheduled clinical rotations, and is in the appropriate department, ready to work, in a punctual manner.
  3. Handle any absences or schedule changes in a manner that would be perceived by any clinical facility as professional, honest, and courteous.
  4. Treats any clinical preceptor, manager, or department employee as a direct supervisor, and as such is professional, honest, and courteous.
  5. Assures that all patient interactions are done in the best interest of the patient.

  • 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
Scientific Literacy: YES

Module 1: Hospital Rotations
Primary Faculty
Media, Daniel
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Mirijanian, Narine

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

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