EMS 244 - Paramedic V
Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in and Program Director authorization.
Description: This course serves as the final capstone experience course at the conclusion of the paramedic education program. The student is prepared to sit for national board examinations at the course conclusion. Topics include responding to the field cardiac arrest, oral board examinations, cumulative practical skill evaluations, and preparation for the National Registry written and practical paramedic examinations.
Instruction includes a combination of cognitive testing, discussion, lab and scenario based exercises. Students should be prepared to participate in class discussions without advance notice. Reading assignments are to be completed prior to each class session. Students must be minimally certified at the level of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and must maintain current certification throughout the course of the program.
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Clinical Hours: 135
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