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PARA 0275 - Paramedic Skills II


Summer 3 Credit Hours
This course expounds on the skills learned in Paramedic Skills I. Paramedic Skills II focuses on the highly advanced skills needed to function as a paramedic. Skills and topics covered in the class include: thoracentesis and thoracotomy, cricothyrotomy, IV infusions, mechanical ventilators, transporting patients with balloon pumps, escarotomy, and assessment of the critical care patient. The course will meet for one hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: Completion of PARA 255, PARA 272, PARA 273, and PARA 390 with a C or better. Co?requisites: PARA 292, PARA 293, PARA 391 and PARA 395. One hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Course Charge: $45.00 Health Science Program Charge Prerequisites: Completion of PARA 0251 , PARA 0252 , PARA 0253 , PARA 0254 , PARA 0255 , and PARA 0256  with a C or better. Co-requisites: PARA 0272 , PARA 0273  and PARA 0370 .



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