Paramedic Clinicals II


Course Overview

Course Code: PARM-145

Department: Paramedicine

Credit Hours: 2.00

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The clinical sections of the Paramedic Program provide students with real world patient experiences of all age groups in the varied nature of ill and injured patients in a supervised hospital or ambulance setting. Provides for observation and participation in practical exercises in each of the following clinical settings: Emergency Department; Intensive Care Unit; Coronary Care Unit; Surgical Department; Critical Care Unit; Pediatric Care Unit; Psychiatric/Behavioral Unit; and Obstetrical Unit. Other clinical participation may be arranged by Program Coordinator and EMS Educator. Placement in clinical areas is dependent on access to and approval by the host facility and Paramedicine Program Coordinator. Students will participate in assigned clinical time each month which may include day, evening, night, and weekend shifts so that the student will receive education and experience that closely simulates actual prehospital care functions. This is a 1 semester course. Prerequisite: Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider certification, current Illinois EMT license, and completion of PARM 135 with the grade of 80% or better, or with the permission of the Paramedicine Coordinator.

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Term: Spring 2023 (Late Starting)

Section Name: PARM-145-FE88D

Location: Field Experience

Available Seats: 14

Faculty Name: S. Durbin, T. Field, C. Field

Min Credits: 2.00

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