EMSE 203 Patient Assessment*

This course is an in-depth lecture of module 3 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include patient assessment.

Credits

2 credits

Prerequisite

Biol 227, Biol 228, and Acceptance into Paramedic Program

EMSE 203Patient Assessment*

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 into Paramedic Program

Corequisite Narrative

EMSE 201, EMSE 202, EMSE 204, EMSE 205, EMSE 251L, EMSE 271C

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an in-depth lecture of module 3 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include patient assessment.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

A.      Patient Assessment Scene Size-up

B.       Patient Assessment Therapeutic communications

C.       Patient Assessment History Taking

D.      Patient Assessment Primary Assessment

E.       Patient Assessment Secondary Assessment

F.       Patient Assessment Clinical Decision Making

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 Test