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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

PMED - PARAMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

PMED A241: Paramedicine I: 8 CR

Contact Hours:  7 + 2
Prerequisites: BIOL A111 with minimum grade of C and BIOL A111L and BIOL A112 with minimum grade of C and BIOL A112L. Registration Restrictions: Current Alaska EMT-1 or National Registry EMT-Basic; Acceptance into the PMED Program.
Corequisite: PMED A242. Applies the knowledge and skills of airway management and ventilation while integrating pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate impressions and implement treatment plans needed while caring for patients who have suffered an acute injury or illness. 

PMED A242: Clinical Rotation I: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  0 + 8
Prerequisites: BIOL A111 with minimum grade of C and BIOL A111L and BIOL A112 with minimum grade of C and BIOL A112L. Registration Restrictions: Current Alaska EMT-1 or National Registry EMT-Basic; Acceptance into the PMED Program.
Corequisite: PMED A241. Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass. Paramedic skills are performed in acute care settings. 

PMED A251: Paramedicine II: 8 CR

Contact Hours:  7 + 2
Prerequisites: PMED A241 and PMED A242. Corequisite: PMED A252. Integrates pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate impressions and implement treatment plans needed when caring for trauma patients and patients with special needs.

PMED A252: Clinical Rotation II: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  0 + 8
Prerequisites: PMED A241 and PMED A242. Corequisite: PMED A251. Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass. Paramedic skills are performed in hospital settings, specifically in emergency departments, operating rooms, intensive care/critical care units, labor and delivery units, pediatric units and psychiatric wards. 

PMED A295: Paramedic Internship: 12 CR

Contact Hours:  0 + 36
Prerequisites: PMED A261 and PMED A262. Registration Restrictions: All PMED Major and AAS General Degree Education Requirements must be completed prior to registration. Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass. Pre-hospital field experience under the guidance of a paramedic preceptor on an advanced life support ambulance. Interns perform all aspects of paramedic care. 

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