Course Abstract Details

EMS-271, ALS Clinical Experience 2

Credits: 4

Course Description

EMS-271, ALS Clinical Experience 2, provides the paramedic intern an opportunity to experience, assess, interact and treat patients in various clinical settings. The focus of this course will be to incorporate all prior learning into a method of care that will establish the foundation of the student's personal practice. Students will tour inpatient facilities, and participate as a member of the ALS care team under direct ALS supervision. Students will participate in 3 major exams that are cumulative of the entire Paramedic curriculum. Prerequisites: EMS-260 and EMS-270. Twenty hours lecture. Forty hours asynchronous lecture. Thirty hours clinical experience. One hundred forty hours internship experience. Four credits. Four billable hours. Additional $100 fee required. Offered Spring term only.

Course Objectives and Grading Information


1. Students will provide supervised ALS care to a variety of patients. (Program 1,2,3,4,5,6; Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)

2. Students will discuss, identify, and resolve questions and scenarios based on the entire range of material represented in the paramedic curriculum. . (Program 1,2,3,4,5,6; Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)

3. Students will identify clinical conditions and provide appropriate treatment in a variety of settings. (Program 1,2,3,4,5,6; Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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