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

CMH EMS Education Manual


Prerequisites

Enrollment in the Paramedic Academy.

Credit:

240 contact hours - 15 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:

Topic Outline/Schedule:

Lecture and Laboratory is on Mondays and Thursdays from 0830 to 1730.
Jones & Bartlett (JBL) pre-class quizzes are due at 0730 the day the corresponding class material will be delivered.
Tests (both JBL and Platinum) will be given in class at 0830 on the day listed on the schedule (typically, the day following completion of lecture over that chapter).
Pharmacology quizzes will be given in class at any point on the day listed on the schedule.

DateTimesLessonComments
February 2018
2018-02-01 (Thursday)09:00 - 18:00Paramedic Academy (first day)None

DateTimesLessonComments
January 2019
2019-01-03 (Thursday)09:00 - 17:00Paramedic Academy (first day)None

DateTimesLessonComments
2020-01-09 (Thursday)12:00 - 16:30Patient AssessmentNone
2020-01-13 (Monday)12:00 - 16:30PharmacologyNone
2020-01-16 (Thursday)12:00 - 16:30Medication AdministrationNone
2020-01-20 (Monday)12:00 - 14:00Port AccessNone
2020-01-20 (Monday)14:00 - 16:30Medical MathNone
2020-01-23 (Thursday)12:00 - 16:30Airway ManagementNone
2020-01-27 (Monday)12:00 - 14:00BLS AirwayNone
2020-01-27 (Monday)14:00 - 16:30ENT and Airway EmergenciesNone
2020-01-30 (Thursday)12:00 - 14:00Respiratory EmergenciesNone
2020-01-30 (Thursday)14:00 - 16:30Difficult AirwaysNone
February 2020
2020-02-03 (Monday)12:00 - 14:00Rapid and Delayed Sequence IntubationNone
2020-02-03 (Monday)14:00 - 16:30Medical TerminologyNone
2020-02-06 (Thursday)12:00 - 16:30Cardiac Rhythm IdentificationNone
2020-02-10 (Monday)12:00 - 13:00Cardiologist Q and ANone
2020-02-10 (Monday)13:00 - 16:30Cardiovascular EmergenciesNone
2020-02-13 (Thursday)12:00 - 14:00Intro to 12-LeadsNone
2020-02-13 (Thursday)14:00 - 16:30Congestive Heart FailureNone
2020-02-20 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (1 of 2)None
2020-02-24 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2 of 2)None
2020-02-27 (Thursday)12:00 - 14:00Advanced STEMI TopicsNone
2020-02-28 (Friday)08:00 - 17:00Neurologic Emergencies (2 of 2)None
March 2020
2020-03-02 (Monday)10:00 - 11:45Safety and WellnessNone
2020-03-02 (Monday)14:15 - 16:00PathophysiologyNone
2020-03-05 (Thursday)10:00 - 11:45Public HealthNone
2020-03-05 (Thursday)14:15 - 16:00Pediatric EmergenciesNone
2020-03-12 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Neonatal ResuscitationNone
2020-03-16 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (1 of 2)None
2020-03-19 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (2 of 2)None
2020-03-26 (Thursday)10:00 - 11:45Legal and Ethical IssuesNone
2020-03-26 (Thursday)14:15 - 16:00DocumentationNone
2020-03-30 (Monday)10:00 - 11:45CommunicationsNone
2020-03-30 (Monday)14:15 - 16:00Transport OperationsNone
April 2020
2020-04-02 (Thursday)10:00 - 11:45Life Span DevelopmentNone
2020-04-02 (Thursday)14:15 - 16:00Psychiatric EmergenciesNone
2020-04-09 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30 NAEMT Psychological TraumaNone
2020-04-13 (Monday)10:00 - 11:45Vehicle Extrication and RescueNone
2020-04-13 (Monday)14:15 - 16:00TerrorismNone
2020-04-16 (Thursday)10:00 - 11:45Critical Thinking / Decision MakingNone
2020-04-16 (Thursday)14:15 - 16:00Crime Scene AwarenessNone

DateTimesLessonComments
January 2021
2021-01-04 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Student SuccessNone
2021-01-07 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30SkillsNone
2021-01-11 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Patient Assessment (1 of 2)None
2021-01-14 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Patient Assessment (2 of 2)None
2021-01-18 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Medical TerminologyNone
2021-01-21 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Pharmacology (1 of 2)None
2021-01-25 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Pharmacology (2 of 2)None
2021-01-28 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Medication Administration (1 of 2)None
February 2021
2021-02-01 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Medication Administration (2 of 2)None
2021-02-04 (Thursday)13:30 - 14:30Port Access ClassNone
2021-02-04 (Thursday)14:30 - 17:30Medical MathNone
2021-02-08 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Airway ReviewNone
2021-02-11 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Airway, Ventilation (1 of 3)None
2021-02-18 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Airway, Ventilation (2 of 3)None
2021-02-22 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Airway, Ventilation (3 of 3)None
March 2021
2021-03-01 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Respiratory Emergencies (1 of 4)None
2021-03-04 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Respiratory Emergencies (2 of 4)None
2021-03-08 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Respiratory Emergencies (3 of 4)None
2021-03-11 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Respiratory Emergencies (4 of 4)None
2021-03-15 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Difficult AirwaysNone
2021-03-18 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Rapid Sequence Intubation (1 of 2)None
2021-03-22 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Rapid Sequence Intubation (2 of 2)None
2021-03-25 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Basic Rhythm IdentificationNone
2021-03-29 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (1 of 4)None
April 2021
2021-04-01 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2 of 4)None
2021-04-05 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (3 of 4)None
2021-04-08 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (4 of 4)None
2021-04-12 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Safety, Legal, Ethical, CourtroomNone
2021-04-15 (Thursday)13:30 - 17:30Patients with Special ChallengesNone
2021-04-19 (Monday)13:30 - 17:30Trauma Systems, MOINone

DateTimesLessonComments
January 2022
2022-01-03 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30Introduction, Student Success, PlatinumGuest instructors: Dr. Nicholes, Chief Becker, Chief Weaver. Simulation intro, Basic skills check
2022-01-06 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Wellness, Public Health, LegalCANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
2022-01-10 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Organization, Chem, Cells, TissuesAP ch 1, 2, 3, 4
2022-01-13 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Systems, Wellness, Public Health, Legal, EthicalCh 1, 2, 3, 4. Guest instructors: RN Kelsey Grant, Attorney Jeff Anderson
2022-01-17 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Skeletal, MuscularAP ch 7, 8
2022-01-20 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Communications, Documentation, TerminologyCh 5, 6, 7. Guest instructor: Paramedic Steve Keller. Quiz: Zofran
2022-01-24 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP NervousAP ch 9, 10
2022-01-27 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30PathophysiologyCh 9. Quiz: Aspirin, Oxygen
2022-01-31 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Sensory, EndocrineAP ch 11, 12
February 2022
2022-02-03 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Life Span, Assessment, Critical ThinkingCh 10, 11, 12. Quiz: Glucose, Narcan
2022-02-07 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Blood, HeartAP ch 13, 14
2022-02-10 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Pharmacology (1 of 2)Ch 13. Quiz: NS, LR
2022-02-14 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP CirculationAP ch 15
2022-02-17 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Pharmacology (2 of 2)Ch 13. Mid-term review. Quiz: Fentanyl, random.
2022-02-24 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Mid-Term PsychomotorAffective evaluation
2022-02-28 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP RespiratoryAP ch 18
March 2022
2022-03-03 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Medication Administration (1 of 2)Ch 14. Quiz: Versed, Morphine
2022-03-07 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Urinary, FluidsAP ch 21, 22
2022-03-10 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Medication Administration (2 of 2)Ch 14. Quiz: Etomidate, random
2022-03-14 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Disease, IntegumentaryAP 5, 6
2022-03-17 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Rapid Sequence IntubationGuest instructor: Paramedic Ryan McDonald. Quiz: Ketamine, random
2022-03-21 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Lymphatic, ImmunityAP ch 16, 17
2022-03-24 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Airway Management (1 of 2)Ch 15, Quiz: Rocuronium, Succinylcholine
2022-03-28 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Digestive, NutritionAP ch 19, 20
2022-03-31 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Airway Management (2 of 2)Ch 15. Quiz: Albuterol, Solu-Medrol
April 2022
2022-04-04 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP Reproductive, Development, HeredityAP ch 23, 24, 25
2022-04-07 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Respiratory (1 of 2)Ch 16. Quiz: Ipratropium, Racemic Epi
2022-04-11 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30AP ReviewNone
2022-04-14 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30Respiratory (2 of 2)Ch 16. Guest instructor: Flight Medic / RT Jacob Snyder
2022-04-18 (Monday)08:30 - 17:30Skills, Assessment, Simulation ReviewAP Final Exam. Quiz: Decadron, Duoneb
2022-04-21 (Thursday)08:30 - 17:30FinalsAffective evaluation

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.
12/23/21pdfMade changes in anticipation of the 2022 paramedic academy.
01/14/22pdfUpdated schedule due to weather day.
02/24/22pdfAdjusted topics on Apr 11, 14, & 18.
07/14/22pdfAdded dynamic content.

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