Paramedic Clinicals I


Course Overview

Course Code: PARM-135

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; and Surgical Department. 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 120, PARM 125, PARM 132, and PARM 150 with the grade of 80% or better, or with the permission of the Paramedicine Coordinator.

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Term: Spring 2023

Section Name: PARM-135-FE01D

Location: Field Experience

Available Seats: 16

Faculty Name: S. Durbin

Min Credits: 2.00

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