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PAM 116C - Paramedic Clinical 2

Credits: 2
120 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: BIO 161 , PAM 101 , PAM 102  and PAM 112C  
Co-requisites: BIO 162 , PAM 103 , PAM 104  and PAM 105  

This course is a clinical rotation which will involve hospital and field application of skills and techniques learned in the classroom and laboratory. Students will complete required patient contacts and track interventions. Students are responsible for providing and paying for transportation to all clinical sites as well as all other related costs. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify EKG rhythms and initiate proper interventions.
  2. Administer medications as indicated by patient condition.
  3. Utilize equipment such as cardiac monitor/defibrillators, ventilators and monitoring devices.
  4. Perform CPR as appropriate.
  5. Apply knowledge of pulmonology and respiratory interventions to clinical settings.
  6. Apply knowledge of special patient populations to patients presenting in clinical settings.
  7. Utilize knowledge of cultural awareness to provide culturally competent care.
Listed Topics
  1. Cardiac rhythm interpretation and management
  2. Assessment and management of cardiac, respiratory, shock and trauma patients
  3. Labor and delivery
  4. Neonatal assessment and management
  5. Geriatric assessment and management
  6. Interaction with special patient populations
  7. Culturally-competent care
Reference Materials
Textbooks, library resources, journals, videos and lab equipment.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/19/2016

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