Program Learning Outcomes – Emergency Medical Science-Paramedic Track

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Emergency Medical Science-Paramedic Track, AAS (A45340)

Graduates will:

  1. Examine and analyze the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess the need for emergency medical care, perform appropriate medical care based on assessment findings of the patient’s condition, lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury.
  2. Demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic within an EMS system, perform the basic concepts of development, pathophysiology and pharmacology to assessment and management of emergency patients, be able to properly administer medications, and apply effective communication with patients, peers, and healthcare professionals.
  3. Perform airway management including oxygenation and ventilation of a patient.
  4. Demonstrate a proper history and perform a comprehensive physical examination on any patient, and communicate findings to others.
  5. Demonstrate integration of pathophysiological principles and analyze assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the medical patient.
  6. Demonstrate integration of pathophysiological principles and analyze assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient.
  7. Demonstrate integration of pathophysiological principles and analyze assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for neonatal, pediatric and geriatric patients, diverse patients, and chronically ill patients.
  8. Demonstrate integration of pathophysiological principles and analyze assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for patients with common complaints.
  9. Perform safety management principles at the scene of an emergency.
  10. Apply general knowledge and understanding of managing an emergency medical services system.

 

Emergency Medical Science – Bridging Track, AAS. (A45340)

Graduates will:

  1. Apply advanced knowledge and understanding of managing an emergency medical services system.
  2. Examine and analyze the complex nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess the need for advanced emergency medical care, and perform complex medical care based on assessment findings of the patient’s condition and/or situation.
  3. Demonstrate an increased depth and breadth of patient care in the prehospital setting by applying principles from evidence-based research in emergency medicine.

 

Emergency Medical Science, Certificate (C45340)

 

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate the proper donning and doffing of protective gear appropriate for the EMT and situation.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other responders appropriately including giving and taking Advice on patient care.  Interact as a member of a team.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to complete a patient care report including a summation of treatment provided to the receiving facility or transporting ambulance.