Course Abstract Details

EMS-272, Capstone Clinical/Practical Experience

Credits: 4

Course Description

EMS-272, Capstone Clinical/Practical Experience, 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 rigorous practical exams utilizing assessment-based management strategies. Practical exam evaluations will be individually assessed and cumulative of the entire Paramedic curriculum. Students will present a clinical case presentation for an adult medical, adult trauma, and a pediatric patient to the instructor and
clinical coordinator. Students will present material individually in front of the class. Prerequisite: EMS-271 and successful completion of all other program requirements. Twenty hours lecture. Forty hours asynchronous lecture. Sixteen hours clinical experience. One hundred sixty four hours internship experience. Times will be scheduled on the weekends. Four credits. Four billable hours. Additional $100 fee required. Offered Summer 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 present, discuss, and resolve questions pertaining to three clinical case assignments. (Program 1,2,3,4,5,6; Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)

3. Students will discuss various clinical conditions and identify appropriate treatments of patients in various clinical settings. (Program 1,2,3,4,5,6; Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)

4. Students will provide assessment based management to complex simulated emergency medical patients. (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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