2018-2019 Catalog

EMS 2656 Paramedic Clinical I

This course is the application of knowledge, skills and values assimilated in patient assessment, fundamentals, behavioral emergencies and airway management classes to actual patients in structured environments. Clinical skills include patient assessments and evaluation, vital signs management, development of airway management skills, communications skills, IV skills, assessment and evaluation of patients with mental health emergencies, assessment and evaluation of obstetrical emergencies, various other skills necessary for patient care, and development of safety practices. Florida EMT certification is required prior to enrolling in this course.