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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.

Medical First Responder Training

The Medical First Responder Course is designed to provide licensure for the student with the Michigan Department of Public Health as a medical first responder. This course is based on the 1997 medical first responder curriculum as established by the Michigan Department of Public Health EMS Division. Students who successfully complete the requirements of this course will be licensed as medical first responders with the Michigan Department of Public Health EMS Division. This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of what to do for a patient prior to the arrival of an ambulance. This course is designed for anyone who may be required to provide care for a sick or injured individual prior to the arrival of an ambulance. This includes (but is not limited to) firefighters, police officers, and first response team members. The course includes: training in CPR; bleeding control; airway management; splinting; extrication; oxygen therapy; and medical, environmental, and other emergencies. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

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).

Basic Emergency Medical Technician Didactic

This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician in the state of Michigan. This course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industrial Services. Topics include: legal responsibilities, anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, management of various emergency situations, extrication, and current standards for BEMTs in the field. This course is based on the 1996 updated requirements for Emergency Medical Technician training.

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

Basic Emergency Medical Technician Skills Lab

This course is designed to compliment the didactic material learned in the EMT 120 course with the hands-on skills required to perform as a Basic EMT. Students will learn and practice skills such as CPR, patient assessment, splinting, airway management, automatic defibrillation, bleeding management, medical antishock trouser application, and IV maintenance. Students will also participate in scenario-based education and computer-based testing and scenarios to reinforce skills learned within this area. [0-72-72] 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

Defensive Emergency Driving/AllSafe

The College reserves the right to refuse the driving component to any individual whose driving record does not meet standards of the institution where the driving component is practiced. A course to prepare the licensed EMT (any level) with the defensive driving skills required by the EMS profession. Included in this course is information on AllSafe, defensive driving, tactics, laws regarding operation of an emergency vehicle, and practice in driving. This course includes an eight-hour practice driving component. [12-8-20] 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

Hot Topics in Education 1

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to education. Topics may include: learning experiences, legal and ethical issues, literacy, special needs, trends in education, and new practices. Lab Fee