2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EMS 267 - Technical Operations in Paramedicine

Description: Provides an overview of emergency medical service systems, safety and wellness, resiliency, health, medical/legal and ethical issues, EMS communications, documentation, and crime scene awareness. Examines the paramedic's role and responsibility to assure personal, patient, and public health and safety in the provision of professional emergency care. 

Corequisite: EMS 203 , EMS 265 , EMS 269 , EMS 273 , and EMS 273L 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:

  1. Paramedic's roles and responsibilities: EMS system, public health, safety, and crime scene
  2. Self-care: health, wellness, resiliency and other
  3. Medical, legal, ethical concerns
  4. Communication and documentation

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Examine the paramedic's roles and responsibilities in the EMS system. (1)
  2. Examine the paramedic's role and responsibilities in assuring public health and safety. (1)
  3. Examine the paramedic's role and responsibilities at a crime scene. (1)
  4. Practice self-care techniques that promote health, wellness, and resiliency. (2)
  5. Examine medical, legal, and ethical issues within the paramedic scope of practice. (3)
  6. Communicate effectively with members of diverse groups. (4)
  7. Identify professional standards for documentation within the paramedic scope of practice. (4)