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Content: VERNON COLLEGE SYLLABUS
DIVISION: Allied Health and Human Services
DATE: 2017-2018
COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician
CREDIT HRS: 5 HRS/WK LEC: 4
HRS/WK LAB: 4 LEC/LAB COMB: 8
I. VERNON COLLEGE GENERAL EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT
General education at Vernon College reflects the institution's deep conviction that successful, satisfying lives require a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through the Texas Core Curriculum and through support and reinforcement in all non-core courses, students will gain a foundation of knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning.
CORE OBJECTIVES (GENERAL EDUCATION OUTCOMES)
Critical Thinking Skills ­ to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information communication skills ­ to include effective development, interpretation, and expression of ideas through written, oral, and visual communication Empirical and Quantitative Skills ­ to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions Teamwork - to include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal Personal Responsibility ­ to include the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision making Social Responsibility ­ to include intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities
II. CATALOG DESCRIPTION:
Prerequisites: Admission to the EMS program; concurrently enrolled in EMSP 1260 or consent of instructor. Preparation for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Lab Fee: $24.00; Special Fee: $50.00
III. REQUIRED BACKGROUNDS:
Prerequisites: Admission to the EMS program; concurrently enrolled in EMSP 1260 or consent of instructor. High school graduate, successfully completed GED, or admitted under special circumstances (e.g., high school student enrolled in early college program).
IV. STUDENT E-MAIL:
All students should activate and regularly check their Vernon College issued student email account. Student emails are an official form of communication between Vernon College and students and will be used by various components of the college including the Office of Financial Aid, Admissions & records, the Business Office, Student Services, and Instructional Services.
Additionally, an active VC student email account is required for students to access online courses and supplemental instruction provided on the College's Learning Management System ­ Canvas.
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VERNON COLLEGE
SYLLABUS
COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician
V. TEXTS, OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS:
Title: Prehospital emergency care, 10/e + MyBradyLab: 0-13-404506-8 Author: Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J. Karen Publisher: Brady/Pearson Education ISBN: 0-13-404506-8
EMSP 1501 Course Manual
VI. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Lecture, discussion, skills and/or video tapes
Students desiring auxiliary aids and services for this course should make their requests to the instructor and the PASS Department Director/Office for Students with disabilities Coordinator.
VII. COURSE CONTENT:
1. Patient Assessment 2. Airway Management 3. Bandaging and Splinting 4. BVM Ventilation of an Apneic Patient 5. Oxygen administration by Non-rebreather mask 6. Spinal Immobilization 7. Joint and Long Bone Immobilization 8. Cardiac Arrest Management/AED 9. Basic Pharmacology 10. Bleeding Control Shock Management
VIII. COURSE OUTCOMES:
The Course Outcomes for this course meet SCANS Competencies: C3, C5, C15-16, and F1-2
By the end of this course each student should be able to:
Demonstrate proficiency in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in accordance with the current guidelines of the credentialing agency.
1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of an EMT-B within the EMS system. 2. Demonstrate proper lifting techniques. 3. Describe the medical/legal and ethical issues relating to EMS practice. 4. Demonstrate airway management and ventilation. 5. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a medical patient. 6. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a trauma patient. 7. Demonstrate assessment and treatment of a special population patient. 8. Safely manage medical incidents, rescue situations, hazardous materials and crime scenes. 9. Describe EMS response to weapons of mass destruction.
IX. ASSESSMENT:
The student will demonstrate proficiency in the objectives listed above through participation in class activities/projects and performance on quizzes and/or examinations.
Vernon College does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, gender, age, religion, national origin, or disability.

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