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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Paramedicine - AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Paramedicine prepares students to work as paramedics in emergency care, stabilization and immobilization of victims.

Credit Hours Required: 62

Note: There are special admission requirements for the Paramedicine Program. Call 928.717.7910 for details.

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General Education Requirements


  1. Foundation Studies (12 credits)
    1.   Credits: 6
    2.   Credits: 3
    3.   Credits: 3
  2. Area Studies (7 credits)
    1.   Credits: 4
    2.   or   Credits: 3

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Paramedicine Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain the human anatomy and function of the cells in systemic organs. (EMS 261)
  2. Identify the roles, responsibilities, medical, legal and ethical issues that impact decisions within an EMS system. (EMS 261)
  3. Perform patient assessments, analyzing medical history, physical exam and/or mechanisms of injury to formulate a patient treatment plan. (EMS 261, EMS 262, EMS 263, EMS 264)
  4. Describe standards and guidelines that help ensure safe and effective ground and air medical care and transport for all types of incidents. (EMS 261)
  5. Perform all aspects of patient care procedures including communication documentation, administration of medications and readiness of equipment and personnel. (EMS 261, EMS 262, EMS 263, EMS 264)

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