ERIC Number: ED397289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul-30
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Emergency Medical Technology--Basic (Program CIP: 51.0904). Emergency Medical Technology--Paramedic (Program CIP: 51.0904). Postsecondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the emergency medical technology (EMT) programs cluster. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies for the program, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: EMT basic courses--EMT basic; EMT paramedic courses--prehospital environment; body systems; patient assessment and airway management; defibrillation skills; shock, trauma, and burn management; internship for clinical and field experience I; respiratory, cardiovascular, and medical emergencies; general pharmacology; internship/field experience II; obstetrical, gynecological, and neonatal emergencies; pediatrics; geriatrics; behavioral emergencies; and internship/field experience III; related vocational technical course--fundamentals of microcomputer applications; and related academic courses in anatomy and physiology I and II, general psychology I; general chemistry I; general chemistry lab I; general biology I and II; and microbiology. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Leadership, Medical Services, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi