|Biological and Health Sciences Division|
|EMTP 61B||PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE & PSYCHOMOTOR IIB||Fall 2012|
|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: 12/11/07; 11/6/11|
|1. Description -|
|The cognitive, psychomotor, and affective basis for EMT students wishing to become EMT paramedics. The paramedic: anatomy and physiology; patient assessment; respiratory ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; nebulizer/BVM set-up; pleural decompression; digital intubation; foreign body airway obstruction; neurological ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; 12 lead ECG interpretation; diabetic ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; blood glucose analysis; medication administration; pharmacology; pediatric advanced life support ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; non-traumatic abdominal ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; bleeding control & shock management; pressure infusers; intubation with spinal immobilization; intravenous access; overdose and poisoning ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies. Intended for students in the paramedic program.|
|Prerequisites: EMTP 60A and 60B.|
|Corequisite: EMTP 61A and 63A.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100B.|
|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 -|
|Paramedic education. |
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Methods of instruction may include, but are not limited to discussion, cooperative learning exercises, demonstration, and skills testing. |
|10. Lab Content -|
|The paramedic labs consist of following but re not limited to. |
|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:||2014-03-12 10:54:35|