EMS 176 Paramedic Clinical: II (3 CR)
(FORMERLY EMS 235 WITH EMS 164 and EMS 174)
This course is designed to provide the second 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 176 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 by assessing patients of all ages, sex, and race and overcome cultural barriers in patient care.
- Student must complete all required clinical hours outside of the pre-hospital setting.
- Successful completion of EMS 176 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