Advanced Skills - Theory

Advanced Skills - Theory

PARA 2002

Theoretical preparation required to perform advanced paramedic skills including electrical therapy, symptom relief and initiation of intravenous (IV) lines is emphasized. Focus is placed on the potential risks, benefits and limitations of these skills as they relate to assessment findings and subsequent treatment plan. The interaction between primary care (PCP) and advanced care paramedics (ACP) is also explored in the context of PCP and ACP scopes of practice.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

(Post Secondary level BIOL 1025 Anatomy and Physiology-Adv Minimum Grade of 50
or Post Secondary level PARA 1006 Anatomy and Physiology 2 Minimum Grade of 50)
and (Post Secondary level BIOL 1026 Human Pathophysiology-Adv Minimum Grade of 50
or Post Secondary level PARA 1006 Anatomy and Physiology 2 Minimum Grade of 50)
and Post Secondary level PARA 1008 Patient Care Theory 2 Minimum Grade of 50
and Post Secondary level PARA 1009 Patient Care Procedures-Int. Minimum Grade of P

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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