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Cardiology 2

This course is designed to provide knowledge in cardiology to fulfill the needs of the Paramedic program. This course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as stated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Public Health, and the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support standards. Topics include; pathophysiology of heart disorders, Multi-lead EKG interpretation, and therapeutic modalities.

Paramedic 1

This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as a Paramedic in the state of Michigan. This course includes patient assessment techniques and concepts, advanced airway management, fluid and shock resuscitation, acid/base and body buffer systems, and multi-systems trauma treatments. Included in this course is a module on medical terminology. The course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Public Health, and Calhoun County Medical Control Authority. Lab Fee.

Paramedic 2

This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as a Paramedic in the state of Michigan. The course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Michigan Department of Public Health, and Calhoun County Medical Control Authority. Topics include: advanced life support in gynecological emergencies, emergency management, gastrointestinal emergencies, lab test analysis, and other medical emergencies.

Paramedic Advanced Practice

This course provides the paramedic student the knowledge in the transport of patients with special considerations and advanced EMT operations as prescribed in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Paramedic Curriculum. Student will take a comprehensive exam at the conclusion of this course for certification by Kellogg Community College. This certification can be used as evidence of completion for the National Registry Exam (passage of which leads to licensing in most U.S. states).

Paramedic Pediatric Advance Life Support

This course is designed to provide the Paramedic student with the skills and knowledge to handle pediatric emergencies in the pre-hospital setting. Pediatric patients are not treated as "young" adults. They are a distinct population with different responses to injuries than adults. Lab Fee

Skills Lab 1

This course is designed to provide the Paramedic student with the skills as prescribed by the Michigan Department of Public Health (MDPH) for the paramedic curriculum. This course includes skill practice and scenarios (computer, simulation, and classroom). This course is part of the paramedic curriculum and must be taken with EMT 245 within the same year of instruction. Lab Fee

Skills Lab 2

This course is designed to provide the Paramedic student with the skills as prescribed by the Michigan Department of Public Health (MDPH) for the paramedic curriculum. This course includes skill practice and scenarios (computer, simulation, and classroom). This course is part of the paramedic curriculum and must be taken with EMT 240 within the same year of instruction. Lab Fee

Paramedic Clinical Experience 1

This course is designed to provide the first semester clinical hours necessary to meet the requirements of the Michigan Department of Public Health Paramedic curriculum. This course includes clinical rotations at various sites including ambulance, hospital, and skilled care facilities. Included in this course is 16 hours of simulation time to aid the students in meeting their required clinical competencies. In addition, classroom time is scheduled to review clinical procedures and review progress of the students. Lab Fee

Paramedic Clinical Experience 2

This course is designed to provide the second semester clinical hours necessary to meet the requirements of the Michigan Department of Public Health Paramedic curriculum. This course includes clinical rotations at various sites including ambulance, hospital, and skilled care facilities. Included in this course is 7 hours of meeting and lecture time with the clinical coordinator, 28 hours of simulation time to aid the students in meeting their required clinical competencies, and 140 hours of time in the clinical environment. Classroom time is scheduled to review clinical procedures and review progress of the students. Lab Fee

Topics in Early Childhood 1

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to early childhood. Topics may include administration, nutrition, activities, or legal and ethical issues. Each student may be required to spend 1-3 clock hours observing and working with young children outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee