CCN: EMS2850 Title: Paramedic Curriculum Bridge Credit Hrs: 4.00
Description : 
This course provides a bridge for the 1998 DOT Paramedic Curriculum. Topics include emergency care coverage for heart attack and stroke victims, enhanced 12 lead interpretation, use of thrombolytics, and inclusion/exclusion criteria for thrombolytic therapy. In addition, this course includes a number of sections not covered or briefly covered in 1985 DOT National Paramedic Curriculum. These specific topics include the well being of the paramedic, injury prevention, therapeutic communications, life-span development, general principles of pathophysiology, clinical decision making, hematology, abuse and neglect, patients with special challenges, acute interventions for the home health-care, assessment based management, and crime scene awareness. Material includes 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation, (DOT), National Paramedic Curriculum objectives for Module 1, Units 2,3,6,9, and 10, Module 3, Unit 4, Module 5, Units 2 and 9, Module 6, Units 4, 5, and 6, Module 7, and Module 8, Unit 5.
Lec Hrs =   64.00 Lab Hrs =   0.00 Oth Hrs =   0.00 Fees =   0.00


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