Sub-Section 3-490-60 - EMS 516 (Paramedicine Clinical Experience II) Course

CMH EMS Education Manual


Prerequisites

Enrollment in the Paramedic Academy.

Credit:

178 contact hours - 11 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

This course provides an opportunity for paramedic students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations and patients. Included in this course are advanced airway skills, geriatric patient assessments, and cardiac patient assessments. Additionally, assessment and treatment of emergency room patients are included in this course.

If the minimum number of patient assessments and skills listed in Sub-Section 3.490.48 - Paramedic Academy Clinical Requirements are not completed by the end of the minimum hours required, additional hours must be scheduled to meet the contact requirements.

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:


Topic Outline:

Section Prerequisites Skills Focus Minimum Hours
Anesthesia Complete Airway Management chapter Supraglottic airways and endotracheal intubations 0 hours
Psychiatric Unit Complete Psychiatric Emergencies chapter Psychiatric assessments 12 hours
Emergency Room Successfully complete the ACLS course and must have done at least one shift in Anesthesia with at least one successful live human intubation Patient assessments and all skills 136 hours
Cardiac Cath Lab Complete Cardiovascular Emergencies module Patient assessments and cath lab procedure observation 8 hours
Walk-In Clinic Complete Obstetrics and Pediatrics chapters and successfully complete PALS course Pediatric assessments 10 hours
Labor and Delivery Complete Obstetrics and Pediatrics chapters and successfully complete PALS course Pediatric assessments and childbirth observations 12 hours

Anesthesia:


Psychiatric Unit:


Emergency Room:


Cardiac Cath Lab:


Walk-In Clinic:


Labor and Delivery:


Change Log:

DateLink to
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Description of change
10/31/20Moved online.
05/18/21pdfChanged contact information for CMH Parkview Wellness for students to schedule from Angela Tucker to Elizabeth Keith. Changed admin contact from Angela Tucker to Angela Long.
08/24/21pdfChanged contact info for BFCC.
08/24/21Added new process to schedule students in Mercy Anesthesia for intubations.
08/24/21Added Behavioral Health and ER admin contacts for Mercy.
02/25/22pdfModified prerequisites for anesthesia and psych units.
07/11/22pdfAdded contact info for Bolivar Walk-In Clinic.
08/26/22pdfAdded clarifications for preferred days for CMH Anesthesia, PVW, and Cath Lab. Thank you to Eric Schmidt for getting us those details.

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