Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 221 - Paramedic 1

5 CR
This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as a Paramedic in Michigan. This course includes patient assessment techniques and concepts, advanced airway management, fluid and shock resuscitation, acid/base and body buffer systems, and multi-systems trauma treatments. The course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Calhoun County Medical Control Authority. Lab Fee

Additional Information: Department approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will understand the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic within an EMS system.
  2. Students will analyze patients suffering from respiratory emergencies and make positive choices to help the patient.
  3. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the respiratory emergency patient.
  4. Students will analyze patients suffering from traumatic emergencies and make positive choices to help the patient.
  5. Students will formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the traumatic patient.