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EMTP 1001
FIRST AID AND CPR

Student in this course will learn to recognize and provide first aid for injuries ranging from simple lacerations to musculoskeletal injuries. Students will also learn how to recognize various medical emergencies ranging from heart attacks to allergic reactions. Students will complete requirements for certification in first aid, adult, child and infant CPR including Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This course is recognized by health care agencies, fire departments, police departments and local industries. (Cost of certification will be assessed.) Ozark Card Fee; $3, Ozark Allied Health Fee; $10.


EMTP 1003
MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER

This course is designed to train students to perform in pre-hospital care of acutely ill or injured patients. Medical First Responders perform such measures as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, extrication, initial patient assessment and triage, and stabilization of any emergency.


EMTP 1007
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

This course is designed to train students to perform in pre-hospital care of acutely ill or injured patients. EMTs perform such measures as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, extrication, initial patient assessment and triage, stabilization and transport of any emergency, to include routine transport of non-emergent patient to allied health care facility.


EMTP 1103
LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT

Designed to prepare the student for the psychological development of infancy to geriatrics. The course of study will emphasize normal and abnormal physiological changes in people, both during their growth and development.


EMTP 1107
ADV EMERGENCY MED TECHNICIAN

This course is designed to train students to perform in pre-hospital care of acutely ill or injured patients. EMTs perform such measures as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, IV access, extrication, initial patient assessment and triage, stabilization and transport of any emergency, to include routine transport of non-emergent patient to allied health care facility.


EMTP 1113
PHARMACOLOGY I

Includes the pharmacological developments, standards, and patient rights and drug controls. The student will apply their knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, and ethics with the pharmacological use of medications, pharmacokinetics, fluids, and electrolytes. Clinical pharmacology will be emphasized.


EMTP 1123
PREHOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

The role of the advanced pre-hospital provider in the EMS system is emphasized along with the legal responsibilities and liabilities of the EMS environment. The course will include the utilization of medical direction and use of EMS protocol, ethics and the well being of EMS personnel is emphasized with emphasis on illness and injury prevention. Students will also learn rescue, stress management, and triage. Hazardous materials will be taught as well as violence, with emphasis on pre-hospital provider safety.


EMTP 1133
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

This course is the basic study of human anatomy and physiology. Students will study body systems and functions of human organisms. Students will learn basic biological chemistry and have an understanding of all systems and how homeostasis in human bodies is achieved.


EMTP 1201
PAT/ASSESS/PATH SHOCK I

Will learn an advanced and comprehensive approach to patient assessment and history taking. Students will apply current patient status and will continue to gather pertinent patient data. Review of anatomy and physiology with a more direct approach and emphasis on particular age groups. Students will use patient data with head to toe examinations and the use of mnemonics such as SAMPLE. An empathic approach will be discussed in this section. Introduction to the phases of shock with emphasis of physiological changes at the cellular level. The student will have an understanding of disease process and fluid and acid-base balance. Students will gain the knowledge of assessment and management of patients with hypoperfusion including various forms of shock, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and cellular metabolism impairment. Students will have the knowledge of assessment and treatment of various shock conditions.


EMTP 1213
PREHOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

The role of the advanced prehospital provider in the EMS system is emphasized along with the legal responsibilities and liabilities within the EMS environment. This course includes the utilization of medical direction and protocols, ethics, and the well being of EMS personnel with an emphasis on illness and injury prevention. Rescue, stress management, and mass casualty response will be included in this course. Hazardous materials as well as violent situations will be covered with an emphasis on personal and bystander safety. The patient assessment portion will include history taking, interview skills, and the physical exam. EMT level assessment techniques will be readdressed in addition to the introduction of paramedic level skills/techniques.


EMTP 1221
PHARMACOLOGY II

Utilizes the EMT 1113 Pharmacology I course objectives to help the student gain a greater understanding of more advanced drug therapy. This section of pharmacology will focus on cardiac medications and administration to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients in the clinical and pre-hospital setting. A basic knowledge of cardiac complaints and medications that are required for proper treatment and stabilization will be covered into this portion. Additional medications taught will include thrombolytic and respiratory medications.


EMTP 1223
CLINICAL PRACTICUM I

The student will receive supervised/ preceptor clinical experience in the emergency department, respiratory therapy, and operating room. Students will perform patient procedures under the guidance of a professional health care preceptor with expertise in the patient care area. Students will observe care of critical and non-critical patients. Students will be required to assess and document on specific age and diverse complaint based patients while in the clinical area. Students will earn a team approach in the clinical area while performing basic and advanced patient skills check-off in Lab I.


EMTP 1231
LAB I

Review and successfully perform EMT Basic skills. Advanced skill demonstration and proficient performance evaluations that will prepare the student for practical use in clinical and field internship. Advanced airway, intravenous therapy, intramuscular injections, and IV medication administration. Emphasis on patient rights in the area of health care.


EMTP 1302
RHYTHM RECOGNITION

Students will gain knowledge of EKG monitoring of leads I, II, and III. Students will learn the basic electro physiology of cardiac conduction through the heart. Emphasis is on the study of arrhythmia etiologies and irregular waveforms and arrhythmia recognition. The knowledge and ability to perform cardioversion, noninvasive TCP pacing and 12-Lead Interpretation and application will be presented in this section.


EMTP 1303
CARDIOLOGY

This course is designed to train students to understand the pathophysiology, assessment and management of cardiac patients to include pharmacological and electrical interventions. The pharmacology section will focus on the study, preparation, administration, and indications of cardiac medications. Students will gain knowledge of EKG (ECG) monitoring of leads I, II, and III with an emphasis on the study of arrhythmia etiologies and irregular waveforms. The American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will be administered during this course. ACLS is designed to offer health care professionals a high-density course of advanced cardiac knowledge and treatment. Critical thinking skills will be examined through case based scenarios as well as a written test. In addition to the regular coursework, students must successfully complete ACLS practical (Pass/Fail) and written exam (84%) to successfully complete Cardiology. (Certification costs will be assessed.) Ozark Allied Health Fee: $30.


EMTP 1304
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES I

This course will present the student with the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and treatment of patients presenting with specific illness. Pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, allergies, anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, toxicology, substance abuse, hematology, environmental emergencies, and infectious disease will be included in this section with an emphasis on assessment based management of present illness and focused patient complaints for effective field treatment.


EMTP 1305
CLINICAL PRACTICUM II

The student will apply basic and advanced assessment and procedures in the emergency department, Intensive Care Unit, and Operating Room while under supervision of preceptor and/or clinical coordinator. The student will have specific age and patient conditions to evaluate and assist in management of care in the ER department.


EMTP 1331
LAB II

Will be re-evaluated in basic skills learned in Lab I. Students will learn the application of EKG monitors, pacing, synchronized cardioversion, pacing and the practical use of pulmonary oximeters. Students will apply the knowledge of advanced patient assessment to clinical scenarios.


EMTP 1401
LAB III

Will demonstrate all skills learned in Labs I and II. Students will learn pediatric skills such as airway management, invasive therapy, and advanced trauma skills. Students will also demonstrate competency in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric life support, and pre-hospital trauma life.


EMTP 1403
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES II

This course is designed to train students to understand the pathophysiology, assessment and management of infectious disease, abuse or assault, geriatrics, pediatrics, neonatology, and OB/GYN. Emphasis will be placed on assessment based management of present illness and focused patient complaints. The American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) program will be presented during this course. PALS is designed to provide health care professionals a greater knowledge of emergency care for the pediatric patient. Airway management, specialized procedures and pharmacological techniques will be addressed. The PALS program stresses critical thinking skills and the student will be examined through case based scenarios as well as a written test. In addition to the regular coursework, students must successfully complete the PALS practical exam (Pass/Fail) and written exam (84%) for successful completion of Medical Emergencies II. (Certification costs will be assessed.)


EMTP 1412
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES II

Designed to train students the understanding of pathophysiology, assessment and management of infectious disease, geriatrics, pediatric/neonatology, and OB/GYN. Medical Emergencies II will emphasize assessment based management of present illness and focused patient complaints. Student will also be prepared for pre-hospital trauma in this session.


EMTP 1413
CLINICAL PRACTICUM III

Designated preceptors and/or clinical coordinator in the following areas will supervise students: Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Recovery, and Operating Room, and Labor & Delivery. Students will apply knowledge of course information learned and perform procedures that are appropriate for these areas of hospital. Students will have patient condition and age specific criteria to evaluate in this session that is mandatory to course completion.


EMTP 1423
TRAUMA MANAGEMENT

This course is intended to present the student with a comprehensive insight into traumatic injury. Pathophysiology, assessment, and management of trauma to include blunt, penetrating, soft-tissue, burn, musculoskeletal, head, face, neck, spinal, thoracic, and abdominal trauma as well as hemorrhage and shock will be analyzed. Types and phases of shock will be explored to provide the student assessment knowledge for the treatment of various shock conditions. Epidemiology of trauma will be discussed as well as the Arkansas Trauma System. The course will culminate with the National Association of Emergency Technicians (NAEMT) Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS). PHTLS is designed to refine the student's trauma knowledge and critical thinking skills through lecture, practical applications, and case based management scenarios. The student will also receive insight into special circumstances and alternative treatment methods for trauma victims. (Certification costs will be assessed.)


EMTP 1424
PARAMEDIC INTERNSHIP I

Preceptors in the field will supervise patient assessment and management skills during the student's pre-hospital rotation. Students will have a greater understanding of EMS systems and dispatching or emergencies with a higher level of competency in patient report transmission to the ED's and patient report documentation. Students must successfully complete ACLS, the program's skill and critical thinking competency, to be scheduled for an interview with the program medical director prior to scheduling their internship rotation.


EMTP 1431
ADV CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

Designed to offer health care professionals a high-density course of advanced cardiac knowledge and treatment. The course offers extensive EKG dysrhythmia treatment guidelines and a strong emergency cardiac pharmacological background. This course is for those individuals who are employed for an agency that requires knowledge and training in emergency cardiac care, such as RN's, paramedics, physicians, and other health care professionals who seek advanced level training. The course will train an individual in a systematic approach to treatment of life-threatening cardiac and medical emergencies.


EMTP 1451
PREHOSP TRAUMA LIFE SUPP

Designed to expand pre-hospital care provider's knowledge of trauma care. The course emphasizes that critically injured patients must be assessed and treated in a rapid systematic approach with aggressive care given en route to the receiving emergency department. Pre-hospital care providers are trained to operate within the Golden Hour, in order to offer a greater chance of patient survival. The course reviews and expands on anatomy and physiology, kinematics of trauma, pediatric and geriatric trauma, and shock treatment. The course can include RN's, paramedics, EMT's, physicians, and other health care providers who seek greater knowledge of trauma care.


EMTP 1461
PEDIATRIC ADV LIFE SUPP

Designed to provide health care professionals a greater knowledge of emergency care for the pediatric age group. This course is advanced level guidelines for medically ill, traumatically ill infants and children. The course stresses critical thinking of the health care provider in life threatening situations involving this age group. Resuscitation and management, as well as, anatomy and physiology review, pharmacologic lectures and skills check-offs, including a written exam is offered within this course. The course teaches current health care provider level pediatric emergency care.


EMTP 1504
PARAMEDIC INTERNSHIP II

Continuation of Internship I with evaluation by designated preceptors in the pre-hospital environment. Students must achieve a level of understanding, professionalism and clinical knowledge of pre-hospital emergency care to be recommended by the medical director and program director to enter this phase of the paramedic program. Students must perform patient assessment and management skills while under supervision of experienced preceptors including the ability to perform as a team leader in the pre-hospital setting during this phase of the program. A closer evaluation of student's character and professionalism will be emphasized. This course will be the student's final step in pre-hospital field evaluation.


EMTP 1512
ASSESSMENT BASED MGMT

The student will learn the final aspects of pre-hospital care and management in this session of the paramedic program. The student will learn effective scene and patient management, critical thinking and clinical decision-making. This session will serve as a final analysis of the student's ability to analyze patient information and provide the treatment necessary for the best outcome of the patient's condition. The student must have an understanding of all tasks required of the paramedic provider in the pre-hospital setting prior to the final exit of the paramedic program.


EMTP 2991
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


EMTP 2992
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


EMTP 2993
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


EMTP 2994
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


EMTP 2995
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


EMTP 2996
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR EMTP

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.


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