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Field Clinical III

A summative and integrative field experience as a capstone for all program activities (lecture, lab, and previous clinicals) where the student will ride 50 hours (April 1-May 10) and will act as team lead on a minimum of 15 calls with an ALS unit. Successful completion will include 50 hours, at least 12 of 15 […]

Field Clinical II

A progressive and formative field experience where the student will ride a total of 120 hours with an Advanced Life Support Service. The student will be required to serve as a Team Leader on 20 calls. Successful completion will include 120 hours, preceptor endorsement to continue, completed documentation, a successful mid-semester performance appraisal, and a […]

Field Clinical I

A progressive and formative field experience where the student will ride 150 hours with an Advanced Life Support Service. The student will be required to serve as a team leader on 18 calls. Successful completion will include 150 hours, preceptor endorsement to continue, completed documentation, a successful mid-semester performance appraisal, a completed end-semester clinic evaluation, […]

12 Lead EKG Interpretation/Difficult Airway Seminar

Primary certification in the interpretation of 12 lead EKG’s including injury and ischemia patterns, normal and abnormal findings, and the 12 lead as a diagnostic tool will be covered. Principles of ACS diagnosis/management will be an integral part of the course. The difficult airway portion of the course will include: RSI, adjunctive airways, difficult and […]

Field Clinic Primer

An optional/assigned field experience where the students will ride 100 hours and serve as team lead in 10 calls with an ALS unit. This can be utilized at any time the student needs additional field experience. This clinic may not be taken more than twice. Students may be assigned this clinic if faculty determine need. […]

Advanced Paramedic Practice

The course is designed to integrate paramedic knowledge, skills and behaviors through practice and lecture. An emphasis is placed on detailed paramedic assessment, diagnosis and priorities in treatment. Students will develop leadership skills in the management of medical, traumatic, and psychological problems. This course will also lead to National Registry written exam preparation. Career opportunities, […]

Advanced Cardiology

This comprehensive course includes the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment of cardiovascular emergencies. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) is an integral part of the course. (Prerequisites: all fall PEM courses; corequisites: PEM 126C, PEM 135C, and PEM 162C.) Any failure in PEM 126C, PEM 135C or PEM 244C will trigger a failure in PEM […]

Special Populations

This advanced level course includes assessment, paramedic diagnosis and treatment for all special populations including OB, Pedi, Geriatrics, Psych, Chronic Disease and patients with special needs. (Prerequisites: all first year PM courses; Corequisite: PEM 163C.)

Hospital Clinical

A comprehensive hospital experience that focuses on theory, assessment skills, invasive skills, and affective behaviors expected of a paramedic. A total of 224 hospital hours. All students enrolled in PEM 194C will be charged a $500 per semester clinical surcharge. (Prerequisites: all first year PEM courses; Corequisite: PEM 190C.)

Introduction to the Clinical Environment

A course designed to set students up for success within a variety of clinical systems. An emphasis will be placed on mandatory inservice training topics such as universal precautions, body mechanics, fire procedures, incident prevention and other clinical protocols and procedures. Interpersonal and communication skills will be an integral part of the course and students […]

Integration Lab III

This scenario-driven course is designed to develop team leadership skills and clinical decision-making. A great emphasis will be placed on paramedic assessment, diagnostic skills, treatment aims and outcomes. Students will draw from the knowledge and interventions learned in Special Populations. (Prerequisites: all first year PEM courses; Corequisite: PEM 201C.)

Integration Lab I

This scenario-driven course is designed to develop team leadership skills and clinical decision-making. A great emphasis will be placed on paramedic assessment skills, treatment aims and outcomes. Students will draw from the knowledge and interventions learned in Cardiology, Medical Emergencies, and Physical Assessment. (Corequisites: PEM 117C, PEM 142C and PEM 150C.) Any failure in PEM […]