2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 127

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
EmergencyMedicalTechnicianAdvanced
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
This skills certificatewill provide training for students to
work in thepre-hospital care environment.The student
will buildupon skills learned in theEMT-Basic class
and learnhow toperform invasive skills.This classwill
teach the student how toorally intubate anon-breathing
patient, start an intravenous (IV) line, and administer
medications viamanydifferent routes.The student
will also learnmore informationonbody systems and
diseaseprocesses inboth adults and children. This
skills certificatewill prepare students to receiveEMT-
AdvancedCertification from the StateofNevada.
This coursemaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Demonstrate the ability to comprehendproperhistory taking
techniques andapply theprocess of clinical decisionmakingand to
use assessment findings tohelp formafield impression.
• Demonstrate the ability to explain thepathophysiological
significanceof examinationfindings.
• Demonstrate the ability to effectivelydocument the essential
elements of apatient assessment and followanaccepted format for
disseminationof thepatient information inverbal form, either in
personor on the radio.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
EMS112 EMT II-EnhancedTherapy. .............................................7
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....7CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
EMS112
EMT II-EnhancedTherapy
7
Prerequisite:NevadaEMT-BCertification,currentHealthcareProviderCPRcard(AHAor
ARC),proofofhealth insurance,MMR,HepatitisB,TDand2-stepTBskintestwithin1year.
Total 7
SkillsCertificateTotal 7
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