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Health Careers Education
HL00348
Paramedic Preparatory
124.00
This course integrates a comprehensive understanding of EMS systems, the well being of the paramedic, and medical/legal and ethical issues, communication, research and pharmacology which are intended to improve the health of EMS personnel, patients, and the community.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Successful completion of EMT-Basic; Anatomy and Physiology pre-requisite or co-enrollment.



Upon completion of this course the student will demonstrate:


-Complex knowledge and management of the EMS system.
-Fundamental knowledge of research principles and statistics to interpret literature and advocate evidence-based practice.
-Complex knowledge and management of the well being of the paramedic.
-Fundamental knowledge and management of the EMS communication system and complex knowledge of the principles of medical documentation, report writing, and communication with other health care professionals to ensure continuity of patient care and sufficient information for quality improvement and research.
-Complex knowledge and management of the principles of communicating with patients in a manner that achieves a positive relationship, including: factors that affect communication, interviewing techniques, dealing with difficult patients, and adjusting communication strategies for age, stage of development, patients with special needs, and differing cultures.
-Complex knowledge and management of the medical/legal and ethical issues of EMS.
-Complex knowledge and management of pharmacology and medication administration for the pre-hospital provider.
-Complex knowledge of Intravenous Therapy.






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



EMT: Paramedic - CTTC

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



EMT Paramedic - NREMT

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

OSDH & NREMT


NREMT

Oklahoma State Department of Health



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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