2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 176

B-176 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
Paramedic
CERTIFICATEOFACHIEVEMENT
Students interested in acquiring theparamedic
certificateof achievementmust complete the general
education and the emphasis requirements.
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Apply the scientific and theoretical principles relevant to
paramedicpractice andwill performbasicprocedures; administer
oral or intravenousdrugs, read electrocardiograms (EKGs), anduse
avarietyof complex equipment.
• Demonstrate thepractical knowledge and skills toprovidepre-
hospital healthcare todiverse communities, utilizing thehighest
professional levels of knowledge, judgment, andability.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
COMMUNICATIONS.........................................3CREDITS
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS...............9CREDITS
All paramedic courses are tobe taken in the sequence
indicated (a gradeof “C”or better is required).The
following courses are required for the certificateof
achievement.
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
EMS200 Fundamentalsof ParamedicMedicine........................1.5
EMS205 Principlesof Pathophysiology........................................3
EMS206 PrinciplesPharm/MedAdminandVenousAccess
for theParamedic..........................................................5
EMS207 AirwayManagement&Ventilation forParamedics....1.5
EMS209 PatientAssessment forParamedics............................2.5
EMS210 Principlesof Cardiology for theParamedic. ...................4
EMS211 ParaCare forMedEmergandACLS................................7
EMS212 ParamedicTraumaEmergenciesand ITLS...................5.5
EMS214 PediatricsandSpecial Consideration forPara&PALS. ...3
EMS215 AssessmentBasedManagement-Operations
for theParamedic..........................................................3
EMS216 Hospital Clinical Experience for theParamedic...........5.5
EMS217 Field Internship for theParamedic...............................12
EMS218 Field Internship for theParamedic II..............................3
TOTALEMPHASIS
REQUIREMENTS....................................56.5CREDITS
TOTALCERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS..............................65.5CREDITS
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Emphasis
EMS200
FundamentalsofParamedicMedicine 1.5
Emphasis
EMS205
PrinciplesofPathophysiology
3
Emphasis
EMS206
PrinciplesPharm/MedAdminand
VenousAccessfortheParamedic
5
Emphasis
EMS207
AirwayManagement andVentilation
forParamedics
1.5
Emphasis
EMS209
PatientAssessmentforParamedics
2.5
Emphasis
EMS210
PrinciplesofCardiologyforthe
Paramedic
4
Emphasis
EMS211
ParaCareforMedEmerg andACLS 7
Emphasis
EMS212
ParamedicTraumaEmergenciesand
ITLS
5.5
Total 30
2ndSemester
Emphasis
EMS214
PediatricsandSpecialConsiderations
forParaandPALS
3
Emphasis
EMS215
AssessmentBasedManagement-
OperationsfortheParamedic
3
Emphasis
EMS216
HospitalClinicalExperienceforthe
Paramedic
5.5
Emphasis
EMS217
Field InternshipfortheParamedic
12
Emphasis
EMS218
Field InternshipfortheParamedic II
3
Total 26.5
CertificateTotal 56.5
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