EMS 166 Paramedic Clinical: I (3 CR)
This course is designed to provide the first semester clinical
hours necessary to meet the requirements of the Michigan Department
of Community Health Paramedic curriculum. This course includes clinical
rotations at various sites including ambulance, hospital, and skilled
care facilities. In addition, classroom time is scheduled to review
clinical procedures and review progress of the students.
- By the completion of EMS 166 the paramedic candidate will be able to demonstrate entry level cognitive and psychomotor competency in the clinical setting in the field of study such as; exemplify professional behavior including, but not limited to, integrity, empathy, self-motivation, personal hygiene, self-confidence, communications, time management, teamwork, diplomacy, respect, patient advocacy, and careful delivery of service.
Measurement of Objective
- Student must demonstrate regard for patient diversity during clinical rotations and receive a positive clinical affective evaluation.
- Student must complete all required clinical hours outside of pre-hospital setting.
- Successful completion of EMS 166 will lead to progression as a Paramedic candidate for certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Completion of this course will meet requirements for entry into EMS 176.
Prerequisite: Instructor Permission Required
Corequisites: EMS 160, EMS 161, EMS 162, EMS 163,
and EMS 164.