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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024
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EMSA 2611 - Hospital Clinical Rotation for the Paramedic

Credit Hours: 2.00

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

Corequisites: EMSA 2605  

In-hospital clinical rotation class offered first semester. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students are required to pass this course to progress in the program.

Billable Contact Hours: 5

When Offered: Fall semester only

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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.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Document his/her readiness for the clinical environment through demonstration of selected pre‐clinical competencies.
  2. Complete any hospital‐required documentation before beginning any clinical rotation.
  3. Provide the Health and Human Services Department with a drug screen and criminal background check before beginning any clinical.

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

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Appreciate that the National Standard Curriculum requirements for hospital hours and skills must be met by the completion of EMSA‐2611 and EMSA‐2612.
  2. Begin to meet the National Standard Curriculum requirements for hospital hours and skills.

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.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Appear professionally and appropriately dressed and be prepared for all clinical rotations
  2. Attend all scheduled clinical rotations, and be 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. Treat any clinical preceptor, manager, or department employee as a direct supervisor, and as such is professional, honest, and courteous.
  5. Assure 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
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

Module 1: Pre‐clinical competencies
Module 2: Hospital and Department Requirements
Module 3: Hospital Rotations
Primary Faculty
Armstrong, David
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Mirijanian, Narine

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

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