Sub-Section 3-490-64 - EMS 521 (Paramedicine III) Course

CMH EMS Education Manual


Prerequisites

Successful completion of Sub-Section 3.490.58 - EMS 511 (Paramedicine II) Course.

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 40% of the paramedic-level content in the National EMS Education Standards. The remaining content can be found in Sub-Section 3-490-50 - EMS 501 (Paramedicine I) Course and Sub-Section 3-490-58 - EMS 511 (Paramedicine II) 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 every other Monday from 0830 to 1730 and on every Thursday from 0830 to 1730.

Outline/Schedule Key:


August

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams People Care
1 Mon, Aug 30, 2021 Applied Research Project - Part 3 and Part 4 assigned
Ch 8 - Anatomy and Physiology
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief) Ch 8 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)

September

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams People Care
1 Thu, Sep 2, 2021 Ch 48 - Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
NIMS 200 (Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response) assigned
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief) Ch 48 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Foreward (p 5-6)
Preface (p 7)
Introduction (p 8)
2 Mon, Sep 6, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 1 and/or 2
Labor Day
2 Thu, Sep 9, 2021 NIHSS assigned
Ch 37 - Orthopaedic Trauma
Pharmacology Review (Valium, Versed)
Ch 37 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Chapter 1: Are you gifted? It's much easier that way. (p 9-16)
3 Mon, Sep 13, 2021 NAEMT - Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS) - Part 1
3 Thu, Sep 16, 2021 NAEMT - Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS) - Part 2 GEMS Test Chapter 2: Loving the best job in the world. (p 17-34)
4 Mon, Sep 20, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 3 and/or 4
4 Thu, Sep 23, 2021 Ch 35 - Chest Trauma
Pharmacology Review (tPA)
Dr. Brent Bartgis (Surgeon) [Coordinate with Kristy Egel] Ch 35 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (Valium, Versed)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Chapter 3: You're OK, and (I hope) I am too: Accepting people as they are. (p 35-42)
5 Mon, Sep 27, 2021 NAEMT - All Hazard Disaster Response (AHDR) Morgan Young (Paramedic) AHDR Test
NIMS 200 (Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response) due by 1700 hours
5 Thu, Sep 30, 2021 Ch 18 - Neurologic Emergencies Aaron Weaver (PHS Operations Chief) NIHSS due by 1700 hours
Ch 18 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (tPA, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Chapter 4: Treasure all around you: Becoming a good caregiver. (p 43-53)

October

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams People Care
6 Mon, Oct 4, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 5 and/or 6
6 Thu, Oct 7, 2021 Safe Approach Mike Sly (Public Safety Director) Safe Approach Test Chapter 5: Professional etiquette: How you show your respect for people. (p 54-67)
7 Mon, Oct 11, 2021 NAEMT - Psychological Trauma in EMS Patients (PTEP) Morgan Young (Paramedic) PTEP Test
7 Thu, Oct 14, 2021 Ch 39 - Responding to the Field Code Ch 39 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Chapter 6: Are you a hero? Really? (p 68-75)
8 Mon, Oct 18, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 7 and/or 8
8 Thu, Oct 21, 2021 One-on-one academic counseling with each student Mid-Term Exam
Psychomotor Exam

Affective Evaluation
Applied Research Project - Part 3 due by 1700 hours
Chapter 7: Death notifications: Stuff somebody should have 'splained to you. (p 76-84)
9 Mon, Oct 25, 2021 NAEMT - Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) - Part 1 Cody Liccardi (Tactical Paramedic)
9 Thu, Oct 28, 2021 NAEMT - Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) - Part 2 Cody Liccardi (Tactical Paramedic) TECC Test Chapter 8: Dark night of the soul: Caring for people nobody else cares about. (p 85-90)

November

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams People Care
10 Mon, Nov 1, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 9 and/or 10
10 Thu, Nov 4, 2021 Advanced STEMI topics (mimicks, Sgarbossa, 3-Vessel, DeWinters, Wellens, IABP)
NIEMT Psychomotor Review
TBD guest cardiologist
Mike Gooch (Paramedic Evaluator)
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 3 - Jedi Knight)
Chapter 9: Part of the job: Caring for the family and bystanders. (p 91-96)
Chapter 10: Caring for colleagues: Love the ones you're with. (p 97-100)
11 Mon, Nov 8, 2021 NAEMT - Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) - Part 1
11 Thu, Nov 11, 2021 No class - Veteran's Day Chapter 11: Old friends: Caring for those who fear you most of all. (p 101-117)
12 Mon, Nov 15, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 11 and/or 12
12 Thu, Nov 18, 2021 NAEMT - Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) - Part 2 AMLS Test Chapter 12: Violent people: Caring for folks who don't think like you. (p 118-123)
13 Mon, Nov 22, 2021 Ch 1 - EMS Systems
Ch 40 - Management of the Critical Patient
Ch 53 - Career Development
Jeffrey Wischmeyer (Flight Medic) Ch 1 Test
Ch 40 Test
Ch 53 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 4 - Jedi Ace) - Added Sgarbossa and misc stuff
13 Thu, Nov 25, 2021 No class - Thanksgiving Day Chapter 13: What is: Caring for people whose cultures are different. (p 124-127)
Chapter 14: Owner's manual for an EMS workforce: Modeling and applying servant leadership. (p 128-148)
14 Mon, Nov 29, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 13 and/or 14

December

Week Day Description Guest Instructor Tests and Exams People Care
14 Thu, Dec 1, 2021 Ch 3 - Public Health
Ch 6 - Documentation
Ch 34 - Head and Spine Trauma
Wanita Lister (Public Health RN) Ch 3 Test
Ch 6 Test
Ch 34 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 4 - Jedi Ace)
Chapter 15: Ceiling inspections: Stuff we can learn from ambulance drivers. (p 149-152)
15 Mon, Dec 6, 2021 Ch 5 - Communications
Ch 24 - Hematologic Emergencies
Ch 47 - Incident Management and Mass Casualty Incidents
Theron Becker (PHS Clinical Chief) Ch 5 Test
Ch 24 Test
Ch 47 Test
Pharmacology Quiz (random, random)
ECG Quiz (Level 4 - Jedi Ace)
15 Thu, Dec 9, 2021 Ch 12 - Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Applied Research Project - Part 4 (Presentations by Students to Administration) due by 1700 hours
Dr. Andrew Nicholes (Medical Director)
Guest supervisory staff and medical directors from represented agencies
Ch 12 Test
Medical Director Interviews
Applied Research Project - Part 4 (Paper) due by 1700 hours
Chapter 16: String of pearls: 50 simple lessons from wise old medics. (p 153-155)
16 Mon, Dec 13, 2021 No class - At least one clinical shift needs to be done during weeks 15 and/or 16
16 Thu, Dec 16, 2021 One-on-one academic counseling with each student Dr. Andrew Nicholes (Medical Director) Final Psychomotor Exam
Final Written Exam

Affective Evaluation
Chapter 17: Foxhole people: Surrounding yourself with the stars. (p 156-159)
16 Fri, Dec 17, 2021 (1800 hours) Graduation Ceremony

Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
10/31/20Moved online.
12/22/20pdfMaking changes 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.
12/29/20pdfAdded links to ARP specific part instructions.
01/04/21pdfAdded psychomotor to the mid-term exam.

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