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Paramedic Hospital Clinical I
PARA HOSP CLIN
CLASS CODE: PARA 291 CREDITS:  0
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Hospital experience: Emergency Department, Operating Room, intubations, IV therapy, Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics, ICU/CUU, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, ECG, Post Anesthesia Recovery, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Floor, Geriatrics, Central Supply/ Pharmacy, Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health. Must be taken for a minimum of 420 hospital hours. (May be taken more than one semester.)
TAUGHT: Winter/Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Students will gain experience in the following areas of a hospital: 1) emergency department, 2) operating room, 3) intubations, 4) IV therapy, 5) labor and delivery, 6) pediatrics, 7) ICU/CUU, 8) cardiac catherterization lab, 9) ECG, 10) post anesthesia recovery, 11) respiratory therapy, 12) medical floor, 13) geriatrics, 14) central supply/pharmacy, 15) rehabilitation, and 16) behavioral health.
REQUIREMENTS: Eight clinical hours per week. Paramedic majors only.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent registration in PARA 260.
OTHER: 12-16 week class.
EFFECTIVE DATE: April 2004