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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
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EMS 402 - EMS LAB II

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Students successfully completing EMS Lab 402 will transition the learned and mastered individual skills from Lab 401  , and execute them appropriately in a simulated scenario.  These skills will be performed an attention to relevant situational application as dictated by established EMS standards of care.  Types of scenario a student would be expected to apply individual skills learned in Lab 401  include but are not limited to: Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Cardiac Arrhythmias, and Difficulty Breathing, Allergic Reaction, and Traumatic injury.
Prerequisite: EMS 401  
Competencies
  1. Integrate steps of 1 & 2 Rescuer CPR for Adults/Children/Infants into a complete pt. care scenario.
    1. Demonstrate Quality Chest compressions
    2. Demonstrate proper Bag-Mask ventilation technique
    3. Display proper use of an AED
    4. Follow steps of BLS resuscitation as outline by AHA
  2. Demonstrate proficient use of cardiac monitoring techniques
    1. Identify proper 4 Lead and 12 Lead ECG placement
    2. Reproduce proper procedure for defibrillation/synchronized cardioversion/transcutaneous pacing
  3. Assess and manage need for airway control
    1. Demonstrate proficiency of orotracheal/nasotracheal intubation
    2. Properly apply and administer CPAP/PEEP therapy
    3. Properly perform Pleural Decompression (Needle Thoracostomy)
  4. Perform safe and effective medication administration procedures.
    1. Demonstrate inhaled medication administration procedure
    2. Demonstrate Intranasal administration procedure
    3. Demonstrate Intravenous administration procedure to include bolus and infusion techniques
    4. Demonstrate subcutaneous administration procedure
  5. Perform aseptic venous cannulation
    1. Explain aseptic technique
    2. Demonstrate IV cannulation procedure
  6. Formulate an organized pt. assessment
    1. Construct an organized assessment outline
    2. Execute thorough assessment based on formed outline
    3. Prioritize critical findings and treat them appropriately
    4. Formulate and execute an appropriate treatment plan
  7. Appropriately manage traumatic injury
    1. Demonstrate proper spinal immobilization technique
    2. Manage acute hemorrhage
    3. Demonstrate bone, joint, and traction splinting
    4. Convey understanding of appropriate transport destination decision making

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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