Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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Em. Med. Tech; Paramedic (EMTP)

EMTP 1030 — Basic Skills in Emerg Med Serv   1 credit hour

This course addresses three areas: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider guidelines that cover basic adult, child, and infant CPR and airway obstruction; Hazmat Awareness that prepares Emergency Medical Responders to recognize and identify hazardous substances, notify appropriate authorities, initiate the incident commandsystem and scene control; and Defensive Driving that gives ambulance operators the knowledge to operate their vehicles so that vehicle, equipment, crew, and patients will be delivered safely and efficiently and to ensure the safety of the public during all phases of EMS involving the ambulance. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Lecture

EMTP 2200 — Obsterical and Pediatric Emerg   4 credit hours

This course presents the obstetrical, gynecological, and pediatric emergency patient in the pre-hospital setting. It reviews evaluations of obstetrical/gynecological disorders. It addresses the management of the expectant mother, complications of labor, and normal/abnormal delivery; pediatric medical and traumatic emergencies; and geriatric emergencies including abuse and assault.

Pre-requisite(s): EMTP 1500, EMTP 1510, EMTP 1520

Co-requisite(s): EMTP 2210

Schedule type: Lecture

EMTP 2210 — Obstetrical & Ped Emerg Lab   1 credit hour

This course develops skills in patient assessment and emergency care of the obstetrical and pediatric patient including normal/abnormal deliveries and neonatal resuscitation care. Lab Fee

Pre-requisite(s): EMTP 1500, EMTP 1510, EMTP 1520

Co-requisite(s): EMTP 2200

Schedule type: Laboratory

EMTP 2220 — Obstet & Ped Emergencies Pract   1 credit hour

A clinical practicum at approved sites provides the student with patient care experience under a preceptor with obstetric and pediatric patients. Sites include area hospitals, EMS providers and other approved clinical sites.

Pre-requisite(s): EMTP 1500, EMTP 1510, EMTP 1520

Co-requisite(s): EMTP 2200

Schedule type: Practicum

EMTP 2300 — Spec Situations and Operations   4 credit hours

This course presents pathophysiological principles and assessment findings of environmental, behavioral, and infectious emergencies along with special considerations for the challenged and chronic care patient. It addresses such topics in operations of EMS as ambulance operations, medical incident command, and rescue, hazmat, and crime scenes.

Pre-requisite(s): EMTP 2200, EMTP 2210, EMTP 2220

Co-requisite(s): EMTP 2310

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

EMTP 2320 — Spec Situations and Op Practic   1 credit hour

This clinical practicum at approved sites provides the student with patient care experience under a preceptor with patients of various ages. Sites include area hospitals, EMS providers and other approved clinical sites. If clinical hours are not completed during the term, the student must repeat this course for credit in the following term.

Pre-requisite(s): EMTP 2200, EMTP 2210, EMTP 2300, EMTP 2310

Schedule type: Independent Study, Practicum