GREAT BASIN COLLEGE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN INTERMEDIATE/85
EMS 112B FALL 2012, WEBCAMPUS
INSTRUCTOR: LINDA BINGAMAN, EMT I
TELEPHONE: (O) 775 – 753 – 2212
OFFICE: HEALTH SCIENCES
BUILDING – ROOM 110
FAX: 775 – 753 – 2151
E-MAIL: [email protected]
OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
Note: Course work is conducted on line with six (6) Saturday skills learning and
evaluation labs. Please correspond with me using the WebCampus mailbox. I
will respond to emails within 24 hours, or sooner.
Web Campus will be opened by September 20, 2012, make sure you have
logged into the course and printed off the class
syllabus & bring to orientation.
CLASS ORIENTATION WILL BE ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
IN THE HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING ROOM 106
FROM 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM
REQUIRED TEXTS:
Bledsoe, Porter, Cherry, Snyder. Intermediate Emergency Care 1985
Curriculum, 3rd Edition; 2008 Pearson, Prentiss Hall Upper Saddle River
New Jersey (ISBN 0136140475)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: (EMT Intermediate/85: National Standard Curriculum)
The course is designed to instruct students to the level of Emergency
Medical Technician Intermediate/85 who serve as a vital link in the chain
of the health care team. It is recognized that the majority of pre-hospital
emergency medical care will be provided by the EMT Intermediate. This
includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency
medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or
other specialized service.
This Course is offered for 5 credits
PREREQUISITES:
 Current State of Nevada EMT-Basic
 Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or American
Red Cross Professional Rescue certification
 18 years of age
 Proof of health care insurance
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IMMUNIZATIONS:
REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
Emergency Department and Ambulance Clinical Rotation Requirements include:
1. Negative T.B. skin test or chest x-ray within the last 12 months;
2. * Current MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), or MMR Booster or
appropriate titer levels;
3. Hepatitis B series (2 required by first day of class (9/7/2010)
4. If you were born before 1957, you are exempt from the MMR requirement.
5. Tetanus immunization last 10 years
COURSE OBJECTIVES: (EMT-Intermediate/85 National Standard Curriculum)
After completion of the program, EMT I students will:
LEARNER OBJECTIVES
LEARNER OUTCOME
MEASUREMENTS
Recognize the nature and seriousness of the Case Study Assessments
patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess Chapter quizzes, Multiple
requirements for emergency medical care;
Choice Assessments
Administer appropriate emergency medical care Case Study Assessments
based on assessment findings of the patient’s Chapter quizzes, Multiple
condition;
Choice Assessments, Skills
Lab Evaluations
Differentiate between situations in which the Case Study Assessments
EMT-I should attempt to stabilize the patient on Chapter quizzes, Multiple
scene and situations that require rapid and Choice Assessments
immediate transportation of the patient to the
hospital;
Describe the integration of pre-hospital care into Case Study Assessments
the continuum of total patient care with the Chapter quizzes, Multiple
emergency phase of hospital care;
Choice Assessments
Provide basic and advanced care to persons Case Study Assessments
experiencing medical and traumatic emergencies; Chapter quizzes, Multiple
Choice Assessments
Demonstrate proficiency additional patient
assessment skills; advanced airway procedures;
intravenous therapy, and administering certain
medications as per protocols;
Lab Skills Evaluation
Perform a careful patient assessment, recognize
the nature and seriousness of illnesses or
injuries, and determine the requirements for
emergency medical care;
Lab Skills Evaluation
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Ensure personal safety and the safety of fellow
personnel;
Case Study Assessments
Chapter quizzes, Multiple
Choice Assessments
Drive the emergency vehicle in a safe, timely,
and lawful manner;
Ambulance Rotation
Use protective equipment in hazardous or
dangerous situations, including employing body
substance isolation precautions;
Lab Skills Evaluation
Initially control the scene, ensure safety, and
regulate access to potentially harmful situations;
Lab Skills Evaluation
Determine the needs of the incident and
communicate that information to the dispatch
center; includes requesting the response of and
coordinating with support agencies as needed;
Lab Skills Evaluation
Lift, move, position and other wise handle the
patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further
injury;
Lab Skills Evaluation
Perform safely and effectively the expectations of
the job description.
Lab Skills Evaluation
TOPICAL OUTLINE: (EMT-Intermediate/85: National Standard Curriculum)
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Overview of the human body
Medical-Legal Issues of EMS
Assessing Emergency Scenes and pre-hospital patients
EMT-Enhanced Pharmacology
Respiratory and Cardiac Emergencies
Drug and Alcohol-related crisis
Environmental and Behavioral Emergencies
Trauma Emergencies
Emergency Childbirth and Pediatric Emergencies
Functioning in the Pre-hospital Care Environment
STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:
The course is comprised of forty-seven (47) hours of on-line activities and
assessments from the textbook; forty-eight (48) hours of on campus lab
skills learning and evaluation; ten (10) hours of clinical; and daily online
testing. The class will also meet every Monday night from 6 pm – 8 pm to
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review the previous week’s assignments and preview the upcoming week’s
assignments.
 The course has been divided into nine (9) weeks of textbook reading
assignments, on-line activities and evaluations.
 Six (6) Saturday learning and evaluation skills labs.
 Daily online testing is required using EMT-National-Training Program.
This testing is separate from the online case studies.
 Students complete reading assignments at home as well as participate on
online multiple choice practice tests, case study assessments, chapter
tests and other on-line learning enhancement activities that focus on key
topics and concepts of becoming an EMT Intermediate. Students will
complete several chapters in this way and then come together for skills
learning and evaluation labs. The lab session focus on the psychomotor
skills aspect of the EMT Intermediate.
 The EMT Intermediate/85 course is divided into four divisions: Division I:
Preparatory, Division II: Medical Emergencies, Division III: Trauma
Emergencies, and Division IV: Special Considerations.
 Each division contains the chapters for that section.
 Each chapter contains:
o Objectives, Multiple choice practice tests, learning activities,
Web Links & assignments, Case Studies, Videos and
Animations, and the pertinent skills sheets for the chapter.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
This course uses an online (WebCampus) format consisting of weekly required
reading assignments, assessment exercises, and Web activities. Web links
available directly through the course offer virtually unlimited resources that relate
to the topics being studied; and learning resources available through Great Basin
College’s library services,
Students are required to finish the assigned chapters for each week. At frequent
intervals, students will receive instructor feedback regarding their work and
overall course progress.
WEEKLY COURSE COMPONENTS:
Each Chapter consists of the following:
 Chapter Objectives
 Multiple Choice Self- assessment practice tests
 Anatomy Labeling
 WebLinks for further information
 Case Study Assessments. These are submitted to the instructor for
comments and grading. Please note that after submission the correct
responses appear for your review.
 Videos and Animations
 Assignments
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ASSESSMENT AND COMPETENCIES:
Chapter case study assessments and chapter tests are included in each chapter.
Students must have a 76% cumulative average to successfully pass the course.
In addition to passing the didactic portion of this course, the student must also
pass the skills portion based on the criteria listed in the Skills Summary Sheets.
This section will be graded on a PASS/WITHDRAWAL basis.
ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION:
Completion of all on-line course work, laboratory skill practice and evaluation.
AMBULANCE FIELD ROTATION OR CLINICAL TIME AT NNRH: (10 hours)
Wear a white shirt (button down or polo- type – No emblems). Hear, neat, clean
and pulled away from face; beards, trimmed, clean and neat. Fingernails clean
and of a moderate length. Good personal hygiene with absence of mouth and
body odor at all times. No long or dangling earrings allowed, and no facial
jewelry permitted. Clothing must be clean and neat, dark pants (black or navy)
No blue jeans or pants with rivets and/or studs; no sweat pants or shorts. NO
TEE SHIRTS and black shoes or boots may be worn - must be of solid
construction.
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY:
Great Basin College considers academic integrity one of it highest values. A
student how obtains academic credit for work that is not the product of his or her
own effort is being dishonest and undermine the academic integrity of the
college. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to, one or
more of the following acts:
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Cheating (giving or receiving information related to examination
questions)
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Plagiarism
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WebCampus Examinations:
 Students are not allowed to print or copy any test or any part of a
test. This is considered a form of cheating and appropriate action
will be taken.
Such behaviors are also in violation of Great Basin College Student
Conduct Code and may result in dismissal from the course.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:
The education component is designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive
knowledge and psychomotor skills necessary to obtain a certification to practice
as an EMT-Intermediate. Although the educational component is closely
associated with the entities that certify and license EMS providers, the two
processes are separate and distinct. Successful completion of the education
component does not ensure certification or licensure.
CIVILITY STATEMENT FOR THE CLASSROOM AND WEBCAMPUS:
For the learning experience, mutual respect is required by the student and the
instructor. Neither the student or the instructor, should be subject to behavior
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that is rude, disruptive, intimidating, or demeaning. The instructor has the
primary responsibility for and control over on-line and lab skills behavior & the
maintenance of academic integrity.
METHOD OF EVALUATION:
 26 Case Study Assessments
 5 Exams
 Medical Terminology Course
 Practical Skills Competencies
POINTS POSSIBLE
= 260 points
= 240 points
= 100 points
= Pass/Fail
 TOTAL Points Possible
= 600 points
GRADING SCALE:
Course grade will be based on a percentage of total possible points according to
the following scale:
100 - 94 =
A
79 - 77 = C+
93 - 90 =
A
76
= C
89 - 87 =
B+
75 - 70 = C86 - 84 =
B
69 - 67 = D+
83 - 80 =
B66 - 64 = D
63 - 60 = DBelow 59 = F
STUDENTS MUST HAVE AT LEAST A 76% CUMULATIVE AVERAGE &
COMPLETE ALL COURSE WORK TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE
NATIONAL REGISTRY EXAMINATION.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR:
Our course medical director is Felix DeGuzman M.D. Dr. DeGuzman approves
the curriculum and acts as the ultimate medical authority regarding course
content, procedures, protocols, and acts a liaison with the medical community.
Dr. DeGuzman or his designee is responsible to verify student competencies in
the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains.
ACCOMODATIONS FOR DISABILITIES:
GBC supports providing equal access for students with disabilities. An advisor is
available to discuss appropriate accommodations with students. Please contact
the ADA Officer (Julie Byrnes) in Elko at 775.753.2271 at your earliest
convenience to request timely and appropriate accommodation.
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WEEKLY SCHEDULE:
Please note: Each week is divided into chapters. The date and time the
chapter activities open and close are listed on the schedule. You must
complete the chapter activities, Case Study assessment within the time
frame or the chapters close and you will receive a zero for the chapter.
EMT INTERMEDIATE/85
EMS 112B IO1, FALL SEMESTER 2012
CLASS ORIENTATION WILL BE SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 IN THE
HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING ROOM 106 6:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M.
WEB CAMPUS WILL BE OPENED BY SEPTEMBER 20, 2012.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE LOGGED INTO WEB CAMPUS AND PRINTED OFF
THE CLASS SYLLABUS BY THE ORIENTATION ON SEPTEMBER 24.
WEEK 1:
4.0 HR
CHAPTER 1:
DIVISION I: PREPARATORY
ROLES AND RESONSIBILITIES OF THE EMTINTERMEDIATE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS
MEDICAL-LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS OF EMERGENCY
CARE
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
CHAPTER 2:
CHAPTER 3:
CHAPTER 4:
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins September 24, 2012 6:00 a.m. and ends September 30, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
WEEK 2:
5.0 HR
CHAPTER 5:
CHAPTER 6:
CHAPTER 7:
DOCUMENTATION
EMS COMMUNICATIONS
HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins October 01, 2012 6:00 a.m. and ends October 7, 2012 11:30 p.m.
WEEK 3:
CHAPTER 8:
CHAPTER 9:
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GENERAL PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND INITIAL
MANAGEMENT
ADVANCED AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, OXYGENATION,
AND VENTILATION
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ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins1 October 8, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends October 14, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
SKILLS LAB: SATURDAY OCTOBER 13, 2012 HEALTH SCIENCES
BUILDING
8.0 HR
Airway Management Lecture:
8:00 a.m. – Noon
Airway Skills Lab:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WEEK 4:
7.0 HR
CHAPTER 10:
CHAPTER 11:
CHAPTER 12:
FLUIDS AND SHOCK
INTRAVENOUS ACCESS AND MEDICATION
ADMINISTRATION
PHARMACOLOGY
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins October 15, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends October 21, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
SKILLS LAB: SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012 HEALTH SCIENCES
BUILDING
8.00 HR
Venous Access and Medication Administration Lecture: 8:00 a.m. –Noon
IV & Med Administration Skills Lab:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WEEK 5:
7.0 HR
CHAPTER 13:
CHAPTER 14:
CHAPTER 15:
CHAPTER 16:
CHAPTER 17:
DIVISION 2: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
CARDIAC EMERGENCIES
RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
GASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIES
TOXICOLOGIC AND OVERDOSE
EMERGENCIES
ALLERGIC REACTION AND ANAPHYLAXIS
(2.0)
(2.0)
(1.0)
(1.0)
(1.0)
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins October 22, 2012 6:00 a.m. and ends October 28, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
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WEEK 6:
5.0 HR
CHAPTER 18:
CHAPTER 19:
CHAPTER 20:
CHAPTER 21:
CHAPTER 22:
NEUROLOGIC EMERGENCIES
DIABETIC EMERGENCIES
ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCIES
GYNECOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES
(1.0)
(1.0)
(1.0)
(1.0)
(1.0)
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins October 29, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends November 04, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
SKILLS LAB: NOVEMBER 03, 2012 HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING
8.0 HR
Airway Management Skills Lab: 8:00 a.m. – Noon.
IV & Med. Administration Skills Lab – 1:00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
WEEK 7:
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CHAPTER 23:
DIVISION 3: TRAUMA EMERGENCIES
TRAUMA EMERGENCIES
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins November 05, 2012 at 6:00 a.n. and ends November 11, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
SKILLS LAB: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2012
HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING
8.0 HR
Trauma Patient Assessment Skills Lab: 8:00 a.m. – Noon
Airway and IV/Med Admin. Review
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WEEK 8:
6.O HR
CHAPTER 24:
CHAPTER 25:
CHAPTER 26:
DIVISION 4: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
OBSTETRICAL EMERGENCIES
NEONATAL RESUSCITATION
PEDIATRIC EMERGENCIES
(1.0)
(1.0)
(4.0)
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins November 12, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends November 18, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
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SKILLS LAB: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2012
HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING
8.00 HR
PEPP Class Review:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WEEK 9:
2.0 HR
CHAPTER 27:
CHAPTER 28:
GERIATRIC EMERGENCIES
EMS RESPONSE TO WEAPONS
OF MASS DESTRUCTION
(1.0)
(1.0)
ONLINE TESTING: 10 QUESTIONS OF AIRWAY, CARDIOLOGY, MEDICAL,
TRAUMA, OB/PEDS/SPECIAL OPS, & EMS OPS PER DAY
Begins November 19, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends November 25, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.
SKILLS LAB: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012
HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING
8.00 HR
ALL SKILLS REVIEW (Airway Management, IV/Med
Administration, Patient Assessment, IO)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MONDAY CLASSES:
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
December 3
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012: NREMT SKILLS TESTING AND NREMT
EXAM
Starting at 8:00 a.m.
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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE TURNED IN AT THE END OF THE
CLASS PERIOD on OCTOBER 1, 2012
I, __________________________________, acknowledge receipt of a
(Print Name)
course syllabus and course outline. I understand I have enrolled in a
class that requires higher grading standards and attendance
requirements than other Great Basin College courses. I will do my best
to maintain the higher standards in accordance with the D.O.T.
National Standard Curriculum for the EMT –Intermediate/85. I have
had an opportunity to ask questions and clarify the course
requirements. I agree to follow these standards and expectations which
include ethical and behavioral standards. I understand that course
work is done on-line according to a schedule that I will follow. I
understand I must attend the Friday skills learning/evaluation labs.
Signed: _____________________________________ Date: ___________
Address: ____________________________________________________
Telephone Number: ____________________E-Mail: ________________
Revised: 9/4/12
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