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2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PM 201 FOUNDATIONS OF PARAMEDICINE



This course focuses on the integration of theory, skills, and clinical decision making for the foundations of Paramedicine according to current state and national guidelines. An emphasis is placed on EMS systems, communications and scene management, EMS operations, pathophysiology, and comprehensive patient assessment. The scenario based laboratory component of this course focuses on airway and ventilation management, vascular access and medication administration. The lab fosters team membership, leadership skills, and clinical decision-making. Prerequisite: Admission to paramedicine. Co-requisites: Anatomy & Physiology (BI 215, BI 217, BI 113, or equivalent), PM 102, PM 103. Department consent is required 4 Credits Prerequisite: Admission to paramedicine. Co-requisites: Anatomy & Physiology (BI 215, BI 217, BI 113, or equivalent), PM 102, PM 103. Department consent is required