Paramedic Technician Curriculum

Paramedic Technician Curriculum


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Paramedic Technician Pathway

2017-18

Paramedic Technician Pathway

2018-19

Paramedic Technician Pathway Checklist

2019-20

Required Program Courses

10501101
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
10531911
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides the paramedic student with comprehensive knowledge of EMS systems, safety, well-being, legal issues, and ethical issues, with the intended outcome of improving the health of EMS personnel, patients, and the community. The students will obtain fundamental knowledge of public health principles and epidemiology as related to public health emergencies, health promotion, and illness/injury prevention. Introducing students to comprehensive anatomical and medical terminology and abbreviations will foster the development of effective written and oral communications with colleagues and other health care professionals. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531912
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course addresses the complex depth of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of major human systems while also introducing the paramedic students to the topics of shock, immunology, and bleeding. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531913
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate scene and patient assessment findings with knowledge of epidemiology and pathophysiology to form a field impression. By utilizing a structured and organized assessment process with knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life span development, and changes that occur to the human body with time, the students will learn to develop a list of differential diagnoses through clinical reasoning, along with the ability to modify the assessment as necessary to formulate a treatment plan for their patients. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531914
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the paramedic student with the comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology required to formulate and administer a pharmacological treatment plan intended to mitigate emergencies and improve the overall health of the patient. PREREQUSITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531915
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate complex knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology into the assessment to develop and implement a treatment plan with the goal of assuring a patient airway, adequate mechanical ventilation, and respiration for patients of all ages. Specific knowledge pertaining to the respiratory system is also provided to ensure the student is prepared to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for a patient with a respiratory complaint. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531916
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate assessment findings with principles of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for a patient with a cardiovascular complaint. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531918
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UGRD
| 1 CR
By teaching Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) methodologies and protocols, this course prepares the paramedic student in the integration of comprehensive knowledge of causes and pathophysiology into the management of shock, respiratory failure, respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, and peri-arrest states with an emphasis on early intervention to prevent respiratory and/or cardiac arrest if possible. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531930
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate assessment findings with principles of anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for a patient with a medical complaint. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission
10531920
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate assessment findings with principles of anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for an acutely injured patient. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531921
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course teaches the paramedic student to integrate assessment findings with principles of anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with special needs. Gynecological emergencies, along with special considerations in trauma are also included within this course. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531922
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course provides the paramedic student with the knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities to ensure patient, public, and EMS personnel safety. PREREQUISITE: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531934
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides the student with a final opportunity to incorporate their cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills through labs and scenario-based practice and evaluations prior to taking the National Registry examinations. Technical skills attainment (TSA) for each student will be compiled and/or documented within this course as required by the DHS-approved paramedic curriculum. Students will also participate in a field capstone internship as identified by CoAEMSP accreditation in which the student must be provided with an opportunity to serve as team leader in a variety of pre-hospital advanced life support emergency medical situations. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission
10531933
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the student with the opportunity to enhance his or her learning through the practice of paramedicine in field and health care environment experiences with actual patients under the supervision of instructors or approved preceptors. Successful completion of this course requires the student to meet all clinical/field requirements leading up to the paramedic field capstone phase of education. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission
10804138
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Following an arithmetic review, this course emphasizes those mathematical skills necessary for success in the nursing field and related health occupations. Emphasis will be placed on computational skills and applications of rational numbers; problem solving skills with ratios, proportions, and percents; basic principles and application of algebra, graphing, and statistics; measurement skills in U.S. Customary and Metric systems as well as apothecary and household systems; and the use of calculators as a tool.
10531931
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides the student with the opportunity to enhance his or her learning through the practice of paramedicine in simulation or in the health care environment. The experiences will be in simulation or with actual patients under the supervision of instructors or approved preceptors. Students will also participate in formal high-fidelity human patient simulator experiences and assessment as a part of this course. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission.
10531932
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides the student with the opportunity to enhance his or her learning through the practice of paramedicine in simulation or in the health care environment. The experiences will be in simulation or with actual patients under the supervision of instructors or approved preceptors. Students will also participate in formal high-fidelity human patient simulator experiences and assessment as a part of this course. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (315311) or Paramedic Technician AAS (105311) program admission

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
10806177
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. This course includes a one-credit lab component that supports the course objectives. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.) NOTE: Successful completion of a chemistry course within the last five years is highly recommended.
10806179
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology is the second semester in a two-semester sequence in which normal human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Instructional delivery within a classroom and laboratory setting. Experimentation within a science lab will include analysis of cellular metabolism, the individual components of body systems such as the nervous, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and urinary. Continued examination of homeostatic mechanisms and their relationship to fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance and blood. Integration of genetics to human reproduction and development are also included in this course. PREREQUISITE: 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology, preferably within the last five years.
10806197
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Examines microbial structure, metabolism, genetics, growth and the relationship between humans and microorganisms. Addresses disease production, epidemiology, host defense mechanisms and the medical impact of microbes. Examines the role of microbes in the environment, industry, and biotechnology. This course includes a one-credit lab component that supports the course objectives. PREREQUISITE: 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology, preferably within the last five years.
10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

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10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10801197
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UGRD
| 3 CR
The student will prepare and present oral and written technical reports. Types of reports may include lab and field reports, proposals, technical letters and memos, technical research reports, and case studies. Designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite introductory writing course.
10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

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10809196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.
10809172
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.

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