EMT 104 Advanced Skills for EMS Providers (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
This course is a practicum of the following advanced life support skills used in the prehospital setting by Paramedics: basic and advanced airway and ventilatory management, use of the various functions of cardiac monitors, pharmacology skills of obtaining intravenous and intraosseous access, measuring blood glucose and administering medications through various routes. The course incorporates these advanced diagnostic and treatment skills into the systematic assessment of critical and non-critical medical and trauma patients in simulated scenarios.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate basic airway and ventilatory techniques on adult and pediatric mannequins.
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate advanced airway techniques on adult and pediatric mannequin.
- Outcome 3: Explain the use of the advanced ventilatory methods and monitoring devices.
- Outcome 4: Demonstrate proper technique of cardiac monitoring skills using various monitor brands in a simulated scenario.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate proper technique for pharmacologic interventions in a simulated setting and/or on a live volunteer, including injections, medication administration, intravenous access and intravenous access.
- Outcome 6: Demonstrate proper technique of trauma skills including splinting, spinal immobilization, needle thoracostomy and advanced airway management.
- Outcome 7: Demonstrate the systematic method for assessing patients in simulated scenarios of critical and non-critical trauma and medical emergencies using the National Scope of Practice Model.
- Outcome 8: Integrate the learned skills into practice scenarios of simulated medical and trauma patients.