Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog Archived

EMS 231 - Paramedic Clinical II

Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 0 Clinical Hours: 6 Credits: 2

Description: This course provides application of the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to patients in the emergency department setting and in other appropriate clinical facilities.

Prerequisite(s): Take EMS 150  and EMS 151  with a minimum grade of C. 
Corequisite(s): Take EMS 230  and EMS 232 
Course Topics:
  • Scene safety
  • Patient complaints
  • Patient assessment
  • Therapeutic communication and cultural competency
  • Decision making
  • Psychomotor skills
  • Record keeping
  • Professionalism
  • Practical application of principles of emergency care as a team member

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Paramedic Clinical and Internship Manual
  • Clinical packet for Paramedic Clinical and Internship Manual
  • EMS 231 Paramedic Competency Logs
  • SCC Paramedic Student Uniform
  • SCC Photo Identification
  • Stethoscope

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities to ensure safe patient, public, and personnel safety.
  2. Demonstrate completion of a comprehensive history and physical examination to identify factors affecting the health and health needs of a patient.
  3. Relate assessment findings to underlying pathological and physiological changes in the patient’s condition.
  4. Perform basic and advanced interventions as part of a treatment plan intended to mitigate the emergency, provide symptom relief, and improve the overall health of the patient.
  5. Demonstrate safe and effective performance of all psychomotor skills within the National EMS Scope of Practice Model and state Scope of Practice at the paramedic level.
  6. Apply comprehensive knowledge to provide basic and advanced emergency care as a team member in a controlled clinical environment with more experienced personnel in the lead role.
  7. Report and document assessment findings and interventions.
  8. Express attributes of exemplary professional behavior including, but not limited to, integrity, empathy, self-motivation, appearance/personal hygiene, self-confidence, communications, time management, teamwork/ diplomacy, respect, patient advocacy, and careful delivery of service.
  9. Assemble and report data to be used for epidemiological and research purposes.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals

SCC Logo
Official Course Syllabus