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Spring 2024
Jul 19,2024
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EMS 252 - Paramedic Lab 2
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student 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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