Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

EG 207 - Paramedic Hospital Clinical IV

Credit Hours: 2.5

Building on the patient contact experience of Paramedic Clinicals I, II and III, students will practice the full range of their paramedic level skills in assessment, blood draws, IV insertions, medication administration, airway management and cardiac rhythm recognition and treatment while under the supervision of designated preceptors. The experience will occur in the emergency departments and the psychiatric screening units of local hospitals. Students will also attend one meeting of the Western Region Emergency Physician’s Advisory Committee to meet the doctors who determine regional field protocols and learn how that process works.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course and in addition to the outcomes of EG 109,110 and 206, students will be able to:

  • adapt communication techniques to effectively communicate with patients experiencing a psychiatric or behavior emergency;
  • communicate appropriately with patients, family and staff, integrating history and physical examination findings and treatments;
  • demonstrate approved patient restraint techniques for patients suffering from psychiatric emergencies; and
  • define the medical/legal terms of unlawful imprisonment and kidnapping as it applies to restraining patients with behavior emergencies.

Prerequisites: EG 109, EG 110
Corequisites: EG 206, EG 208
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