|Biological and Health Sciences Division|
|EMTP 62A||PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE & AFFECTIVE IIIA||Summer 2014|
|9 hours lecture.||9 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 108 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 9||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade Only|
|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: 12/7;11/11;11/12;11/13|
|1. Description -|
|This course is a continuation of EMTP 61A and is the third of three modularized lecture series which paramedic students will learn and discuss various toxicological emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, OB, pediatric anatomy and emergencies, command and control, triage, and the geriatric patient. The program is designed to prepare student for employment as paramedic working for various EMS agencies, such as ambulance services, fire agencies, fixed & rotary wing operations, and hospital emergency departments. Intended for students admitted into the Paramedic Program.|
|Prerequisites: EMTP 61A, 61B and 63A.|
|Corequisite: EMTP 62B.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100C.|
|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, 2011. |
American Heart Association. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual. (90-1012). Channing Bete, 2010.
American Heart Association. BLS for the Healthcare Provider. (90-1000), Channing and Bete, 2010.
Sanders, Tina and Scanlon, Valerie C. Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology. 6th ed. Text and Workbook. F.A. Davis Company, 2010.
Foothill College Paramedic Program: Student Policy Handbook 2013-2014.
Geiter Jr., Henry B., EZ ECG Rhythm Interpretation, 2003.
|8. Disciplines -|
|Emergency Medical Technologies |
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Lecture, text book assignments, reading about 1 to 5 chapters a week. In addition there are in class projects i.e. scenarios for critical thinking, and a research paper. |
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|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 A.S. degree and Certificate of Achievement in the Paramedic program. Students who complete the program in a satisfactory manner are qualified to apply for state paramedic licensure. |
|Last updated:||2014-03-03 13:57:24|