Oct 21, 2020
EMS 150 - Introduction to Advanced Care
Class: 2 Lab: 9 Credits: 5
This course covers advanced care preparatory material, trauma, advanced airway material, and shock management.
Prerequisite(s): Take BIO 112 with a minimum grade of “C” and take EMS 106 with a minimum grade of “C” or, possess NR EMT Certification and SC EMT Certification.
Corequisite(s): Take EMS 151 .
- EMS Systems
- Workforce safety and wellness
- EMS system communication
- Therapeutic communication
- Medical/legal & ethical issues
- Principles of pharmacology
- Medication administration
- Emergency medications
- Artificial ventilation
- Scene size up
- Primary assessment
- History taking
- Secondary assessment
- Monitoring devices
- Trauma overview and kinematics
- Chest trauma
- Abdominal and genitourinary trauma
- Orthopedic trauma
- Soft tissue trauma
- Head, facial, neck and spine trauma
- Nervous system trauma
- Special considerations in trauma
- Environmental emergencies
- Multi-system trauma
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
- Paramedic Clinical & Internship Manual
- EMS 151 Paramedic Clinical I Competency Logs
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:
- Demonstrate safe and effective medication administration to a patient during an emergency to include calculation of proper medication dosages, venipuncture, and intramuscular and subcutaneous injections.
- Manage a patient airway to ensure patency, adequate mechanical ventilation, oxygenation, and respiration for patiens of all ages.
- Obtain a medical history and perform a comprehensive physical examination on any patient and communicate those findings to others.
- Analyze scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history, and reassessment) to guide emergency management.
- Apply advanced concepts of development and pathophysiology in the assessment and management of an emergency trauma patients of all ages.
For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:
- Required materials for all online courses
- Mandatory Attendance Requirement
- Proctored Exams
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:
- Academic Integrity
- Academic Misconduct
- Add/Drop period
- Appeals Process
- Class Attendance
- Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
- Classroom Conduct/Expectations
- Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
- Online Confidentiality
- Services For Students with Disabilities
- Withdrawal Policy
Official Course Syllabus