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Health Careers Education
HL00146
Special Patient Populations for the Paramedic
89.00
This course integrates assessment findings with principles of pathophysiology and knowledge of psychosocial needs to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for obstetrical, pediatric, geriatrics and special needs patients.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate:


-Complex knowledge of the anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology of normal and abnormal pregnancy.
-Complex knowledge of neonatal care.
-Complex knowledge of pediatric diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge of the normal and abnormal changes associated with aging, pharmacokinetic changes, psychosocial and economic aspects of aging, polypharmacy, how to modify assessment and treatment according to age, and the major or common geriatric diseases and/or emergencies.
-Complex knowledge of patients with special social, economic and/or healthcare challenges.









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

GEMS

Geriatric EMS

American Heart Association

ACLS

PALS

PEPP

NRP

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