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PARA 0420 - Critical Care Paramedic


Fall 4 Credit Hours
Critical Care Paramedic is an introduction to the aspect of transport in which patient care will exceed the typical level of care provided by the standard EMS organization. Theoretical concepts and issues will be discussed and examined in order to provide the student with a conceptual basis for understanding a Critical Care patients needs by analyzing the capabilities of EMS / Hospital Based organizations and the unique requirements for such events. Particular emphasis will be placed on advanced assessment, skills and critical thinking aspects of acutely sick or injured patients from a hospital or field setting. Four hours of lecture per week is required as well as online testing and assignments. Course Charge: $60.00 Health Science Program Charge Prerequisites: Paramedic Certification and Departmental Approval. Co-requisites: PARA 0421  and PARA 0422  .



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