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. Due to hour requirements, students must attend class on all College observed holidays during enrolled semester. Student must obtain a BCI or FBI criminal records check by the third class. If any convictions are discovered that conflict with ORC 4765 the student may be denied admission into the course. The type of criminal records check will be determined by the State of residence and length of time of residency in the State.
Prerequisites: EMM 277 with a “C” or better, Chair approval, active Ohio EMT certification, at least 18 years old, valid driver’s license and AHA BLS CPR card
Credits: 8(Lec: 5 Lab: 6 Clinic: 5)
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