Sub-Section 3-490-50 - EMS 501 (Paramedicine I) Course

CMH EMS Education Manual


Prerequisites

Enrollment in the Paramedic Academy.

Credit:

128 contact hours - 8 credit hours

Course Description, Goals, and Objectives:

Refer to overall Paramedic Academy description, goals, and objectives in Sub-Section 3-490-02 - Paramedic Academy Goal

Education Standards:

This course contains the approximately 20% of the paramedic-level content in the National EMS Education Standards. The remaining content can be found in Sub-Section 3-490-58 - EMS 511 (Paramedicine II) Course and Sub-Section 3-490-64 - EMS 521 (Paramedicine III) Course.

Methods of Evaluation:

Refer to Sub-Section 1-560-16 - Student Evaluations and Section 2-520 - Academic Criteria: Grading and Examination Policies.

Competencies Required for Completion:

Course Instructor:

Brice Flynn. Office hours by appointment. Email: brice.flynn@citizensmemorial.com.

Topic Outline/Schedule:

Lecture and Laboratory is on Mondays and Thursdays from 1330 to 1730.

Outline/Schedule Key:


January

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams Lights and Siren
1 Mon, Jan 4, 2021 Student Success / Platinum Walkthrough Dr. Nicholes (Medical Director)
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief)
Aaron Weaver (PHS Operations Chief)
Simulation
1 Thu, Jan 7, 2021 Basic Skills Check
2 Mon, Jan 11, 2021 Ch 11 - Patient Assessment (part 1) Education Manual Test
2 Thu, Jan 14, 2021 Ch 11 - Patient Assessment (part 2) Ch 11 Test
3 Mon, Jan 18, 2021 Ch 7 - Medical Terminology Ch 7 Test
3 Thu, Jan 21, 2021 Ch 13 - Pharmacology (part 1)
4 Mon, Jan 25, 2021 Ch 13 - Pharmacology (part 2)
Pharmacology Review (NS, LR)
Ch 13 Test
4 Thu, Jan 28, 2021 Ch 14 - Medication Administration (part 1)
Pharmacology Review (Oxygen)
Pharmacology Quiz (NS, LR) Introduction (p 1-26)

February

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams Lights and Siren
5 Mon, Feb 1, 2021 Ch 14 - Medication Administration (part 2)
Pharmacology Review (Neo-Synephrine)
Ch 14 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Oxygen, random)
5 Thu, Feb 4, 2021 Port Access Class
Medical Math
Pharmacology Review (Albuterol)
Cassie Ahlers (Vascular Access Team)
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief)
Pharmacology Quiz (Neo-Synephrine, random) January: Day One (p 27-37)
6 Mon, Feb 8, 2021 BLS Airway Review
Pharmacology Review (Xopenex)
Pharmacology Quiz (Albuterol, random)
6 Thu, Feb 11, 2021 Ch 15 - Airway Management and Ventilation (part 1)
Pharmacology Review (Duoneb, Ipratropium)
Pharmacology Quiz (Xopenex, random) January: Week One (p 38-49)
7 Mon, Feb 15, 2021 No class - Washington's birthday
7 Thu, Feb, 18, 2021 Ch 15 - Airway Management and Ventilation (part 2)
Pharmacology Review (Racemic Epi)
Pharmacology Quiz (Duoneb, Ipratropium)
8 Mon, Feb 22, 2021 Ch 15 - Airway Management and Ventilation (part 3)
Pharmacology Review (Decadron)
Ch 15 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Racemic Epi, random)
8 Thu, Feb 25, 2021 One-on-one academic counseling with each student Mid-Term Exam
Psychomotor Exam

Affective Evaluation

March

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams Lights and Siren
9 Mon, Mar 1, 2021 Ch 16 - Respiratory Emergencies (part 1)
Pharmacology Review (Solu-Medrol)
Pharmacology Quiz (Decadron, random)
9 Thu, Mar 4, 2021 Ch 16 - Respiratory Emergencies (part 2)
Pharmacology Review (Etomidate, Ketamine)
Pharmacology Quiz (Solu-Medrol, random) January: BSI... Scene Safe (p 50-77)
10 Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Ch 16 - Respiratory Emergencies (part 3)
Pharmacology Review (Rocuronium, Vecuronium)
Pharmacology Quiz (Etomidate, Ketamine)
10 Thu, Mar 11, 2021 Ch 16 - Respiratory Emergencies (part 4)
Pharmacology Review (Succinylcholine)
Ch 16 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Rocuronium, Vecuronium)
February: First IVs and Pharmacology (p 78-90)
11 Mon, Mar 15, 2021 Difficult Airways
Pharmacology Review (Atropine, Epi 1:10,000)
Pharmacology Quiz (Succinylcholine, random)
11 Thu, Mar 18, 2021 Rapid Sequence Intubation - Part 1
Pharmacology Review (Amiodarone, Lidocaine)
Pharmacology Quiz (Atropine, Epi 1:10,000)
12 Mon, Mar 22, 2021 Rapid Sequence Intubation - Part 2
Pharmacology Review (Adenosine, Dopamine)
Pharmacology Quiz (Amiodarone, Lidocaine)
12 Thu, Mar 25, 2021 Basic Rhythm Identification 1
Pharmacology Review (Aspirin, Heparin)
Pharmacology Quiz (Adenosine, Dopamine)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only
February: The Best Way Out is Through (p 91-106)
13 Mon, Mar 29, 2021 Basic Rhythm Identification 2
Pharmacology Review (Oxytocin)
Pharmacology Quiz (Aspirin, Heparin)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only

April

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams Lights and Siren
13 Thu, Apr 1, 2021 Ch 2 - Workforce Safety and Wellness
Ch 4 - Medical Legal and Ethical Issues
Courtroom Experience
Pharmacology Review (Sodium Bicarb, Nitro)
Theron Becker (Paramedic) Ch 2 Test
Ch 4 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Oxytocin, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only
14 Mon, Apr 5, 2021 Ch 45 - Patients with Special Challenges
Pharmacology Review (Hydralazine, Labetalol)
Ch 45 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Sodium Bicarb, Nitro)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only)
14 Thu, Apr 8, 2021 Ch 10 - Life Span Development
Ch 52 - Crime Scene Awareness
Pharmacology Review (Cardizem, Procainamide)
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief) Ch 10 Test
Ch 52 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Hydralazine, Labetalol)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only)
March: Struggling to Stay Afloat (p 107-121)
15 Mon, Apr 12, 2021 Ch 29 - Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury Ch 29 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Cardizem, Procainamide)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only)
15 Thu, Apr 15, 2021 Ch 19 - Diseases of the Ears, Nose, and Throat Ch 19 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only)
16 Mon, Apr 19, 2021 Ch 46 - Transport Operations Ch 46 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 1 - Padawan) - Rate and speed only)
16 Thu, Apr 22, 2021 One-on-one academic counseling with each student Final Exam
Psychomotor Exam

Affective Evaluation
April: Classroom Finals (p 122-144)
17 Mon, Apr 26, 2021 No class - Spring break
17 Thu, Apr 29, 2021 No class - Spring break
Refer to Sub-Section 3-490-58 - EMS 511 (Paramedicine II) Course for the next trimester's schedule.

Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
10/31/20Moved online.
11/16/20pdfPartially completed the update for the 2021 Paramedic Academy. More changes to come.
12/22/20pdfMaking more changes to get ready for the 2021 class.
12/27/20pdfMore work on schedule for 2021 academy. Still have ARP stuff and ECG quizzes to add.
12/28/20pdfCompleted the update for the 2021 Paramedic Academy
01/04/21pdfAdded psychomotor exam during mid-term.
03/23/21pdfMassaged dates in this semester due to having to move ACLS.
03/29/21pdfTypo with Acetaminophen and Oxytocin pharm quizzes.

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