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Preliminary 2017-18 Catalog 
  Jul 21, 2017
Preliminary 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 240)
  2. Identify the roles, responsibilities, medical, legal and ethical issues that impact decisions within an EMS system. (EMS 241, EMS 242)
  3. Perform patient assessments, analyzing medical history, physical exam and/or mechanisms of injury to formulate a patient treatment plan. (EMS 241, EMS 242, EMS 244)
  4. Describe standards and guidelines that help ensure safe and effective ground and air medical care and transport for all types of incidents. (EMS 245)
  5. Perform all aspects of patient care procedures including communication documentation, administration of medications and readiness of equipment and personnel. (EMS 246)

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