PEM210C: Field Operations

Paramedic Emergency Medicine
Credits 2 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 2
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Covers all aspects of field operations and practice including roles and responsibilities, medical control, written/oral communications, occupational stress, safety and legal considerations, and MCI. Protocol interpretation and introduction to research design are covered.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the paramedic in multiple settings/incidents.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of emergency medical services – especially as it relates to EMS system design, the role of medical control, protocol development and implementation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of EMS research and how to interpret research findings.
  • Discuss legal considerations when assessing and treating patients.
  • Safety considerations involved in the EMS profession, including dangers related to working around hazardous materials.