|Biological and Health Sciences Division|
|EMTP 60B||PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, PSYCHOMOTOR & AFFECTIVE IB||Summer 2014|
|1 hour lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory.||3 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 90 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 1||Lab Hours: 6.5||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: Certificate of Achievement, AS Degree|
|GE Status: Non-GE|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: CSU||Validation: 12/11/7;11/6/11;11/25/13|
|1. Description -|
|The paramedic will learn and become proficient with the required skills i.e.: proper hand washing; personal protective equipment; patient assessment; intravenous access; intraosseous infusion; pharmacology; medication administration; airway management: endotracheal intubation, oropharygeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, suctioning, dual lumen airways; advanced cardiac life support ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; synchronized cardioversion; transcutaneous pacing; defibrillation; cardiovascular/chest pain emergency 911 call simulations; end tidal carbon dioxide monitoring; capnography; 12 lead ECG interpretation.|
|Corequisite: EMTP 60A.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Aehlert, Barbara, Paramedic Practice Today: Above and Beyond, (2-Volume Set Revised Reprint), Elsevier/Mosby, May 2011. |
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual, (90-1012), Publisher- Channing Bete, April 2010.
American Heart Association, BLS for the Healthcare Provider, (90-1000), Channing and Bete, April 2010.
Sanders, Tina and Scanlon, Valerie C., Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 6th ed., Text and Workbook, 2010.
Foothill College Paramedic Program, Student Policy Handbook, 2010 - 2012.
Geiter Jr., Henry B., EZ ECG Rhythm Interpretation, November 2003.
|8. Disciplines -|
|Emergency Medical Technologies |
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Methods of instruction include, but not limited to students practicing skills in preparation for the NREMT skills testing. Students will demonstrate proficiency of knowledge and skill through simulated scenarios. |
|10. Lab Content -|
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This course is a required core course for the AS degree and Certificate of Achievement in the Paramedic program. |
|Last updated:||2014-03-03 13:57:00|