PAR - PARAMEDIC SCIENCE

PAR-101 Principles of Paramedic Science I

This course provides students with the foundation principles of pre-hospital emergency medical care. Students will explore body systems and the pathophysiology that causes a patient to experience the life-threatening ailments that requires them to call 9-1-1. Lecture 4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

BIO-209, MAT Elective, PSY-201, SOC-101, [WRT-201 or WRT-202]

Corequisites

PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104

PAR-102 Paramedic Patient Care Techniques I

This course provides students with the patient assessment and treatment techniques related to excellent pre-hospital emergency medical care. Students will explore the human body systems and learn the systematic ways to approach life-threatening ailments. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

BIO-209, MAT Elective, PSY-201, SOC-101, [WRT-201 or WRT-202]

Corequisites

PAR-101, PAR-103, PAR-104

PAR-103 Paramedic Diagnostic Methods I

This course provides the student with the ability to gain paramedic skill competency for critically ill patients. Immersion in medical simulation will allow students to demonstrate the concepts and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic. Audio-visual recording will be utilized to promote patient safety. This course prepares students for clinical and fieldinternship rotations. Lecture [4.00], Lab [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

BIO-209, MAT Elective, PSY-201, SOC-101, [WRT-201 or WRT-202]

Corequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-104

PAR-104 Paramedic Clinical Concepts I

This course introduces the student to actual patient experiences in the hospital clinical environment. Students will demonstrate the concepts and understanding of paramedic clinical skills. Rotations include various patient care areas allowing competency in respiratory care, airway management, cardiac care, intravenous access and medication administration. Students are assignedto a preceptor who is responsible to observe and assess performance. Travel to off-site clinical affiliates is required. Lecture [2.00], Clinical [7.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

BIO-209, MAT Elective, PSY-201, SOC-101, [WRT-201 or WRT-202]

Corequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103

PAR-200 Paramedic Cardiac and Trauma Care

This course certifies students to the credentialing standards set by the American Heart Association for the Advanced Cardiac Life Support [ACLS] course and by the American College of Surgeons for the Advanced Trauma Life Support [ATLS] course. Students must obtain the minimum requirements outlined by the independent credentialing agency to pass the course. Lecture [1.00], Lab 2.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104

PAR-201 Principles of Paramedic Science II

This course provides Principles of Paramedic Science II provides the advanced principles of pre-hospital emergency medical care related to age targeted populations, systemic disease and the pathophysiological effects of these emergencies. Integration of special populations and unique response situations will be addressed. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104, PAR-200

Corequisites

PAR-202, PAR-203, PAR-204

PAR-202 Paramedic Patient Care Techniques II

This course is a continuation and exploration of assessment and treatment techniques related to excellent pre-hospital emergency medical care. Students will explore body systems and learn the systematic ways to approach life-threatening ailments. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104, PAR-200

Corequisites

PAR-201, PAR-203, PAR-204

PAR-203 Paramedic Diagnostic Methods II

This course continues to provide the student with the ability to gain paramedic skill competency for critically ill patients. Immersion in medical simulation will allow practice for demonstrating the concepts and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic. Audio-visual recording will be utilized to promote patient safety. This course prepares students for clinical and field internship rotations. Lecture [1.00], Lab [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104, PAR-200

Corequisites

PAR-201, PAR-202, PAR-204

PAR-204 Paramedic Clinical Concepts II

This course continues to introduce students to actual patient experiences in the hospital clinical environment. Students will demonstrate the concepts and understanding of paramedic clinical skills. Students will be introduced to higher acuity areas such as the Intensive Care Units, Emergency Departments and specialty care areas like Obstetrics, Neonatal and Pediatrics. Studentsare assigned to a preceptor who is responsible to observe and assess performance. Travel to off-site clinical affiliates is required. Clinical 4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

PAR-101, PAR-102, PAR-103, PAR-104, PAR-200

Corequisites

PAR-201, PAR-202, PAR-203

PAR-205 Paramedic Clinical Concepts III

This course is designed to review materials covered by the National Standard Curriculum for the Paramedic. Emphasis is placed on validation of knowledge and skills through didactic review, skills lab performance, computer simulation and practice testing. Current trends in pre-hospital care will be reviewed. Upon course completion, students will be sufficiently prepared to sit for the paramedic licensure examination. Lecture [2.00], Lab [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PAR-200, PAR-201, PAR-202, PAR-203, PAR-204

Corequisites

PAR-206, PAR-207

PAR-206 Paramedic Field Externship I

This course provides the student with the opportunity to connect theory and clinical skills learned through the Paramedic Program with the reality of rendering patient care in the pre-hospital environment. Students will be exposed to suburban, urban and rural patient care environments. Travel is required to off-site clinical affiliates throughout the state. Clinical [336 field hours.] .

Credits

4

Prerequisites

PAR-200, PAR-201, PAR-202, PAR-203, PAR-204

Corequisites

PAR-205, PAR-207

PAR-207 Paramedic Field Externship II

This course continues to provide the student with the opportunity to connect theory and clinical skills learned through the Paramedic Program with the reality of rendering patient care in the pre-hospital environment. Students will be exposed to suburban, urban and rural patient care environments. Travel is required to off-site clinical affiliates throughout the state. Clinical[132 field hours.] .

Credits

2

Prerequisites

PAR-205, PAR-206

Corequisites

PAR-205, PAR-206