PMP233

Practical skills and simulation lab focusing on the development of assessment and treatment skills for patients presenting with illness and injury from various cardiac, medical, and respiratory etiologies. Specific skills found within the Paramedic Psychomotor Core Competency Portfolio developed in this course include obtaining IV access, safe administration of medications through various routes, safe utilization of electrical therapy, application and interpretation of 3 and 12 lead ECG’s, and the competencies in the current ACLS guidelines as well as associated Paramedic Protocols. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support is included in this course. 3 Credits (0 Lecture - 9 Lab) Prerequisite(s): PMP139 and PMP143. Corequisite(s): PMP244 and PMP248 and PMP249. Fall Only.