ERIC Number: ED350441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency Medical Services Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This program guide contains the standard emergency medical services curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum encompasses the minimum competencies required for entry-level workers in the emergency medical services field, and includes job skills in six emergency medical services divisions outlined in the national curriculum: prehospital environment, preparatory, trauma, medical, obstetrical/gynecological and neonatal, and behavioral. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections contain the courses: general core courses (English and mathematics); fundamental technical courses (introduction to paramedic profession; fluids, electrolytes, and shock; general pharmacology; respiratory function and management; trauma); and specific technical courses (cardiology, medical emergencies I-II, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral emergencies, clinical application of advanced emergency care). Each course consists of the following: a course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. Appendixes to the guide list equipment and medications needed for the program. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Emergency Medical Technicians, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Medical Services, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, Rescue, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 124.