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Health Careers Education
HL00211
Paramedic Patient Assessment
57.00
This course integrates the scene and patient assessment findings with an understanding of epidemiology and pathophysiology to form a field impression. This includes developing a list of differential diagnoses through clinical reasoning to modify the assessment and to formulate a treatment plan.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate:


-Complex knowledge of scene management and patient care.
-Complex knowledge of the initial assessment for all patient situations.
-Complex knowledge of history taking, including: components of the patient history, interviewing techniques, integrating therapeutic communication techniques and adapting the line of inquiry based on findings and presentation.
-Comprehensive knowledge of detailed assessment for all patient situations.
-Fundamental knowledge of obtaining and using information from patient monitoring devices within the scope of practice of the paramedic.
-Comprehensive knowledge of assessment techniques for all patient situations.







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

American Heart Association

ACLS

PALS

Department of Transportation NABA

OSDH-EMS Protocols
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