EMSE 201 EMS Operations*

This course is an in-depth lecture representing a portion of module 1 and 8 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include paramedic roles and responsibilities, introduction to EMS Operations and systems, ethics, medical legal issues, administrative issues, MCI Management, rescue awareness, Hazardous materials, terrorism and crime scene conduct. 

Credits

2 credits

Prerequisite

Biol 227, Biol 228 and Acceptance to the Paramedic Program

EMSE 201EMS Operations*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Technical

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

2 credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Biol 227, Biol 228 and Acceptance to the Paramedic Program

Corequisite Narrative

EMSE 202, EMSE 203, EMSE 204, EMSE 205, EMSE 251L, EMSE 271C

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an in-depth lecture representing a portion of module 1 and 8 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include paramedic roles and responsibilities, introduction to EMS Operations and systems, ethics, medical legal issues, administrative issues, MCI Management, rescue awareness, Hazardous materials, terrorism and crime scene conduct. 

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

A.      EMS Systems Roles and Responsibilities

B.       Well-Being of the Paramedic

C.       Injury Prevention and Public Health

D.      Documentation / EMS Communications

E.       Medical and Legal Issues / Ethics

F.       Ambulance Operations

G.      Rescue Awareness Operations

H.      Medical Incident Command, LZ Specialist

I.         Hazardous Materials

J.        Bio Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

K.       Crime Scene Awareness, Safe Haven, Idaho POST

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Measurement of the cognitive objectives will include traditional quizzes, tests, and exams in a multiple choice, fill in the blank, short answer and/or essay format.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Written final exam.