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Digital Illustration and Layout

This course provides an overview of the functionality and use of technology for creating digital illustrations and page layout design. Through hands-on lectures, demonstrations, and projects the student will learn the fundamental tools and techniques of current industry-standard vector software used in digital design. Emphasis is given to creating professional-looking design work utilizing the computer as a tool. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Digital Imaging

This course provides an overview of the functionality and use of technology for creating and editing digital images. Through hands-on lectures, demonstration, and projects the student will learn the fundamental tools and techniques of current industry-standard raster software used for digital images. Emphasis is given to creating professional-looking art and graphics work utilizing the computer as a tool. [32–32-64] Lab Fee

HTML/XML Coding

This course explores the components, terminology, features and uses of HTML/XML. Emphasis is given to creating professional looking web pages utilizing HTML/XML as the layout vehicle. Through hands-on lectures, demonstrations and projects, the student will learn the essential techniques and functions of the language, while understanding some of the more complex issues that designers face when using HTML/XML. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Paramedic Internship

This course is designed to provide the Field Internship as prescribed by Michigan Department of Transportation and the requirements of the Michigan Department of Public Health paramedic curriculum. This course is the last course taken as part of the Paramedic Program. This course includes clinical rotations at ambulance services as the lead Paramedic under the supervision of a field Paramedic. Students are expected to complete their clinical competencies during this class. In addition, classroom time is scheduled to review clinical procedures and review progress of the students. This course includes at least eight hours of medical simulation to help achieve any missing Paramedic competencies. Lab Fee

EMS System Management

This course is designed to give the student practical insight into the management process of EMS as a service industry. The course specifically applies management principles to the EMS setting. This course builds on previous course work which students have participated in throughout their studies. Topics within this course include: EMS management structures, EMS-related problems, EMS public relations, EMS funding/finance, EMS special programs, employee relations, community relations, leadership concepts, communications skills, OSHA/MIOSHA, and legislation which affects EMS and the work place.

EMS Management Practicum

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to observe/practice the theories/concepts which they learned within the EMS management course (EMT 270). Students will be assigned to an agency supervisor for a 64-hour practicum. During this time, the student is required to observe the daily activities of the supervisor in relationship to management principles. Students are encouraged to develop a project with their supervisor which demonstrates management concepts. Students will meet on a regular basis with the practicum instructor for advice regarding their assignment. [16-64-80]

EMS Instructor/Coordinator Training

The EMS instructor/coordinator course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge to become a licensed EMS Instructor/Coordinator within the state of Michigan. This course is based on the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for an instructor training program. This course is approved by the Michigan Department of Public Health in conjunction with EMT 285 for licensure as an EMS Instructor/Coordinator in Michigan. For more information please contact the EMS Education Director or EMS Instructor-Trainer. Lab Fee

EMS Instructor/Coordinator Practicum

The EMS Instructor/Coordinator Practicum course is designed to provide the student with guided student teaching within an EMS course or courses. The student will be assigned a site(s) for student teaching. Within this site(s) the student will follow MDPH guidelines in didactic and lab skills lecture. The course instructor and site instructor will periodically meet with the student to review their performance. Following successful completion of this course, the student will be recommended for MDPH licensure as an EMS Instructor/Coordinator. [72-32-104]

UMBC Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program Clinical Internship

This course compliments the didactic portion of the UMBC CCEMTP program by providing clinical experiences as recommended by the state of Michigan EMS Division. Legislation is pending which may require clinical experiences to be authorized to function within the state of Michigan as a CCEMTP. This course meets those requirements. Students will participate in clinical experiences with a pre-hospital critical care provider and within the hospital emergency room, operating room, intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization unit, and critical care unit. [0-20-20]

UMBC Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport

This course is the nationally accepted University of Maryland-Baltimore County Critical Care Emergency Transport Program. This program is designed to prepare paramedics and nurses to function as members of a critical care transport team. Critical patients that must be transported between facilities require a different level of care from hospital or emergency field patients. Participants will gain an understanding of the special needs of critical patients during transport, become familiar with the purpose and mechanisms of hospital procedures and equipment, and develop the skills to maintain the stability of hospital equipment and procedures during transport. Topics include; The Critical Care environment, Breathing Management, Surgical Airway Management, Hemodynamic Management, Cardiac Management, Pharmacological Management, GI, GU and Renal Management, Neurological Management, Complications of Transport and Special Considerations. This course is based on the updated 2011 curriculum as prescribed by the UMBC. It is highly recommended that students who take this course are current licensed as a Paramedic or Registered Nurse, have BLS, ACLS, ITLS/TNCC/PhTLS, PALS certifications and at least 2 years field experience. Lab fee