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Health Careers Education
HL00126
Paramedic Medical Emergencies
218.00
This course integrates assessment findings with principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for a patient with a medical complaint.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate:


-Complex knowledge and management of the patient with a medical complaint to include assessment factors, major components of the patient assessment and the differential diagnosis process.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major neurological diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major abdominal/GI diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major immune system disorders and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major infectious and communicable diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management (anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, psychosocial impact, presentations, prognosis, management) of common or major endocrine disorders and/or emergencies, including: diabetes, adrenal disease, pituitary and thyroid disorders.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major psycho-behavioral disorders and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major cardiovascular disorders.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major toxicological emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of common or major respiratory diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of hematological diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of renal urogenital disorders and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of gynecological diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of non-traumatic musculoskeletal disorders and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge and management of diseases of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.
-Complex knowledge and managment of acquistion and interpretation of 12-lead ECG monitoring.







EMT: Paramedic Skill Standards

- Aligns with Oklahoma State Department of Health

EMT Paramedic (NREMT)

EMT: Paramedic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Paramedic - NREMT

http://www.nremt.org/about/about_exams.asp

Career Cluster Resources for Health Sciences

http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/ClusterDocuments/hsdocuments/HSFinal.pdf



EMT: Paramedic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

EMT Paramedic - NREMT

http://www.vue.com/nremt/

OSDH & NREMT
No
Yes
Yes
No
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced & Paramedic)
Health Science Therapeutic Services Paramedic