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EMSP 1270 - Paramedic Practicum Theory and Application

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab None
Course Description: This course introduces the role of the paramedic with a focus on the health and health needs of a patient. Classroom experiences will focus on integrating and synthesizing multiple determinants of health and clinical care. Students will integrate prior didactic and skills coursework for preparation for hospital and field internship practicums, job seeking, and career planning. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1230  and EMSP 1265  with a grade of C or higher; Minnesota Human Services background study with no restrictions; current state EMT certification; current AHA BLS for the Healthcare Provider certification; required immunizations; current healthcare insurance.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Basic word processing skills

Major Content
  1. Practicum Orientation
    1. Expectations
    2. Standards
    3. Professional behaviors
    4. Skills checklist
    5. Objectives
    6. Goals
    7. Contracts
    8. Evaluation tools
    9. Maps
    10. Assignments
    11. Daily log of practicum experiences
    12. Weekly review of practicum goals and objectives
    13. Data collection and entry

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. attend assigned clinical and field internship practicums.
  2. demonstrate mastery of didactic materials.
  3. demonstrate mastery of practical skills.
  4. identify practicum expectations.
  5. integrate professional behaviors into the practicum setting.


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