EMM 279 - Paramedic II
Encompasses the emergency assessment and management of the cardiovascular, respiratory, altered mental status, endocrine, behavioral, anaphylactic obstetric, neonate and pediatric medical emergency patients. Includes the skills necessary to perform these tasks-endotracheal oral and nasal intubation, intravenous cannulation, cardiac rhythm interpretation and treatment, medication calculation and administration, patient restraint and delivery and resuscitation of newborn patient. These skills are practiced in the laboratory setting under close supervision and then in the clinical settings of emergency departments, surgical suites, life squads throughout the NW Ohio region, coronary intensive care units, obstetrical units, psychiatric units and the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
Prerequisites: EMM 277 with a “C” or better
Credits: 8(Lec: 5 Lab: 6 Clinic: 5)
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