EMS 61B: PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE & PSYCHOMOTOR IIB
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Fall 2021|
|Hours:||1 lecture, 6.5 laboratory per week (90 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||EMS 60A and 60B.|
|Advisory:||Not open to students with credit in EMTP 61B or 100B.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
The student will be able to:
A. Demonstrate proper hygiene techniques and the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
B. Demonstrate the various techniques to establishing intravenous routes.
C. Exhibit different basic and advanced airway management techniques.
D. Demonstrate an understanding of different components of cardiac monitor devices.
E. Demonstrate the different techniques of medication administration.
F. Demonstrate through simulated scenarios how to manage scenes and patient care.
G. Demonstrate the proper techniques for transferring patient care.
A. Proper hygiene techniques.
1. Hand washing techniques.
2. Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
3. N-95 mask.
4. P-100 mask.
5. Donning and doffing medical gloves.
B. Establishing intravenous routes.
1. IV techniques.
2. IO techniques.
3. Setting up, starting IV's.
C. Basic and advanced airway management techniques.
1. NPA's, OPA's.
3. Endotrachel intubation.
4. Tracheotomy care.
5. Multi lumen devices.
6. O2 therapy.
D. Cardiac monitor devices.
1. 4 lead.
2. 12 lead.
7. Pulse Ox.
E. Medication administration.
1. Medication packaging.
2. Routes of administration.
3. Medication calculations.
F. Simulated scenarios how to manage scenes and patient care.
1. Scene approach and control.
2. General impression.
3. History and physical.
4. Working diagnosis.
5. Appropriate treatment.
G. Transferring patient care.
2. Radio report.
3. Verbal report.
The paramedic labs consist of following but are not limited to:
A. Proper hand washing, personal protective equipment.
B. Pediatric patient assessment.
C. Intravenous access, intraosseous infusion.
D. Pharmacology, medication administration.
E. Airway management, endotracheal intubation, oropharygeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, suctioning, dual lumen airways.
F. Advanced cardiac life support ambulance.
G. 911 call simulations and case studies.
H. Adult patient assessment.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. Paramedic ambulance equipment: mannikin (that allows cricothyrotomy, pleural decompression, intubation, intraosseous infusion, intravenous access, intramuscular injection and subcutaneous injection); medication box with all paramedic medications; respiratory bag with airway management equipment; ECG monitor/defibrillator/pacer; suction; immobilization equipment
C. Ambulance simulator
D. Base station simulator equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Laboratory psychomotor skill test.
B. National-style oral examinations of 911 call simulations.
C. National-style paramedic affective evaluation: observe student behavior, document, and counsel student.
D. Written assignments including: prehospital patient care report forms.
Method(s) of Instruction
Methods of instruction may include, but are not limited to: discussion, cooperative learning exercises, demonstration, and skills testing.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Caroline, L. Nancy. Emergency Care in the Streets. 7th ed. Text and Workbook. Jones/Bartlett.
American Heart Association. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual. (NZ15-1005). Channing Bete, 2015.
American Heart Association. BLS for the Healthcare Provider. (NZ15-1010), Channing Bete, 2015.
American Heart Association. Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual. (NW90-1052). Channing Bete, 2015.
Foothill College Paramedic Program. Student Policy Handbook. 2016-2017.
Foothill College Paramedic Program. Student Lab Manual. 2016-2017.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Read 1-6 books throughout the quarter on paramedic: anatomy & physiology, pediatric advanced life support, respiratory emergencies, etc. Weekly reading assignments 60-100 pages.
B. Writing Assignments: Weekly essays are assigned; for example, compare and contrast pulmonary edema secondary to left heart failure and cardiogenic shock.
C. Workbook/writing assignments are given each week and include: matching, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, identify, ambulance calls, true/false, short answer, word find, place photos in order, fill-in-the-table, problem solving, labeling diagram.
D. Medical research.
E. Write prehospital patient care report form.