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EG 206 - Paramedic Clinical III

Credit Hours: 2

This course will build upon the students initial patients contact experiences in EG 109 and 110, providing on going and more in depth experience in patient assessment, communication, IV and airway management skills while under the supervision of designated preceptors. Students will attend Women’s and Children’s Hospital gaining experience in the obstetrics unit and pediatric emergency department. In the geriatric facility, students will observe the methods of effective communication with geriatric patients, the typical afflictions of the aging population as well as the effects of medications. Where permitted, they will practice assessment and vital sign skills.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course and in addition to the outcomes of EG 109 and 110, students will be able to:

  • calculate proper medication dosages for the pediatric patient and administer medications via the appropriate route utilizing appropriate aseptic techniques;
  • document the pediatric patient response to medication administration along with any adverse affects;
  • adapt communication techniques to effectively communicate with the pediatric and geriatric patients, family and staff, integrating history and physical examination findings and treatments;
  • manage all normal and abnormal obstetrical emergencies; and
  • adapt patient care techniques to address the special needs of a newborn child.

Prerequisites: EG 109, EG 110
Corequisites: EG 207, EG 208
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