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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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EMS 252 - Paramedic Lab 2

1-3 Credit(s)

This course is part 2 of a 3-part lab series for Paramedicine.

Prerequisite: EMS 251  with grade of C- or better; P/NP not accepted. Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Paramedicine
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Safely, and while performing all steps of each procedure, properly administer medications to patients

2. Accurately calculate drug dosages

3. Accurately calculate iv drip rates. safely, and while performing all steps of each procedure, successfully access the venous circulation on patients

4. Identify patient medication interactions, precautions

5. Interview with patients regarding symptoms

6. Evaluate patients for pertinent signs

7. Obtain and record vital signs

8. Identify adventitious lung sounds

9. Identify EKG rhythms

10. Apply the general concepts of pathophysiology in the assessment and management of emergency patients

11. Integrate pathophysiological principles of pharmacology and the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a pharmacologic management plan

12. Use the appropriate techniques to obtain a medical history from a patient

13. Explain the pathophysiological significance of physical exam findings

14. Integrate the principles of history taking and techniques of physical exam to perform a patient assessment

15. Apply a process of clinical decision making to use the assessment findings to help form a field impression

16. Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with any traumatic or medical condition

17. Identify the current local and state standards that influence ambulance design, equipment requirements, and staffing of ambulances: National standards, State standards, ORS 820.300 thru 380 Ambulances and Traffic Laws, OAR 333-255-060 Ambulance Construction Criteria, OAR 333-255-0070, 71, 72 Ambulance Staffing, Local standards

18. Discuss the concept of "due regard for the safety of all others" while operating an emergency vehicle

19. Understand all principles of operating an ambulance. Demonstrate understanding and application of leadership, communication, and documentation

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