EMS 174 Paramedic Advanced Practice: III (4.25 CR)
(FORMERLY EMS 235 WITH EMS 164 and EMS 176)
This course provides the paramedic student the knowledge
in the transport of patients with special considerations and
advanced EMT operations as prescribed in the U.S. Department
of Transportation’s paramedic curriculum. Student will take a
comprehensive exam at the conclusion of this course for certification
by Jackson College. This certification can be used as evidence of
completion for the National Registry Exam (passage of which leads to
licensing in most U.S. states).
- By the completion of EMS 174 the paramedic candidate will be able to demonstrate entry level cognitive and psychomotor competency in fields preparing the student for completion of the cognitive accumulative program exam.
Measurement of Objective
- Student will comprise data for a pre-hospital case study. This study involves all care that a patient would receive in the pre-hospital setting up through acute and long term care needed within the hospital setting.
- Student must achieve a passing score on final problem solving exam. This exam measures the paramedic candidate’s ability to critically think through the process of gathering patient assessment data and the ability to rule out nonessential patient information to develop a basic clinical diagnosis.
- Successful completion of EMS 174 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 245.
Prerequisites: EMS 160, EMS 161, EMS 162, EMS 163,
EMS 164, and EMS 166.
Corequisites: EMS 170, EMS 171, EMS 172, EMS 173, and