EMM 281 - Paramedic III
Encompasses the emergency assessment and management of the environmentally injured, geriatric, pediatric, abused, chronic care, challenged, toxicological, renal and gastroenteroligical medical emergency patients. Includes the skills necessary to perform these asks-endotracheal oral intubation, intravenous cannulation, medication calculation and administration, advanced patient assessment, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Trauma Life Support and pediatric Advanced Life Support. These skills are practiced in the laboratory setting under close supervision, and then in the clinical settings of emergency departments, life squads throughout the NW Ohio region and a pediatric emergency department. Upon the successful completion of this course, the student will have the opportunity to sit for the paramedic-level written and practical examinations of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. 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 279 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: 3 Lab: 9 Clinic: 16)
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