Paramedic Program Curriculum Schedule

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The following schedule will give you an idea of the topics and practices covered throughout each week of the program.

Week 1

NURS 51
Introduction to Class
EMS Systems
Workplace Safety and Wellness
Medical Legal and Ethical
AOS
Ch 1, 2, 4
A&P AAOS
Ch 7 pages 183-201
A&P AAOS
Ch 7 pages 201-232
Discussion Board Assignments

Week 2

A&P
Group Assignments Body Systems
AAOS
Ch 7 pages 232-240
Cadaver Lab
Group 1 AM Coroner, PM Lecture
Group 2 AM Lecture, PM Coroner
Group Assignments Body Systems AAOS
Ch 7 pages 240-261
Ch 7 pages 261-292

Week 3

A&P
Ch 7 pages 292-310
Dissection Lab (Sheep Plucks)
A&P AAOS
Ch 8 pages 335-242
Ch 8 pages
342-365

Week 4

A&P
Ch 8 pages 365-389
Review
Module 1 Final
Introduction to Drug Cards
Epi, Amiodarone, Atropine
Patient Assessment Lecture Part 1
Lecture Patient Assessment
AAOS
Sec 4 Ch 13
584-688

Week 5

Patient Assessment Lecture Part 1
Lecture Patient Assessment
Sec 4 Ch 13 584-688
Patient Assessment Lecture Part 2
Critical Thinking Lecture
Drug Quiz (epi, ami, atro)
AAOS
Sec 4 Ch 14 694-706
Lidocaine, Lasix, Dextrose

Week 6

Airway Management Part 1
Airway Management continued
AAOS
Sec 5 Ch 15 708-838
Airway Management Part 2
Airway Management continued
Pharmacology
Medication and Drug Regulation
Medication Management
Medication Administration
Medical Math
Drug Quiz (lido, lasx, dex)
AAOS
Sec 3 Ch 10
420-467
Sec 3 Ch 11
Adenosine, Dopamine, Aspirin

Week 7

Airway/Pharm Lecture Review
Assessment Skills (Skills Lab)
Airway Management Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 16
886-901
Sec 6 Ch 16
848-885
Airway Management
Patient Assessments
Review
Module 2 Final
Cardiac Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 17
908-935
Albuterol, Atrovent
Cardiac Skills

Week 8

EVOC SKILLS DAY
Drug Quiz (aden, dop, asa)
12 Lead EKGs
Skills Lab
EKG Assignment assigned
EVOC SKILLS DAY
Drug Quiz (aden, dop, asa)
12 Lead EKGs
Skills Lab
EKG Assignment assigned
12 Lead EKGs
Skills Lab AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 17
964-990
EKG Assignment assigned
Rhythm Recognition
12 Leads
Cardiac Assessments

Week 9

Drug Quiz (Alb, Atro)
Nitro, Sodium Bicarb, Calcium Chloride
Cardiology
Emergency Medical Care/Management
Skills Lab (CPR)
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 17
990-1003
CPR
Cardiology
Specific Cardiovascular Problems
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 17
1011-1028
Cardiac Assessments

Week 10

Drug Quiz (ntg, bicar, calc)
Responding to the Field Code
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 8 Ch 39
1848-1878
Verapamil, Vasopressin, Mag Sulfate
SIMULATION/SKILLS CIRCUIT
Cardiac Assessments
Cardiac Simlab Standardized Patient Assessment
MF Simulators Rhythm Recognition
ACLS
ACLS – Final
EKG Assignment Due

Week 11

Management and Resuscitation of the Critical Patient
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 8 Ch 40
1880-1914
Cardiac Assessments
Review
Module 3 Final
Skills Lab
Patient Assessments
SIMULATION/SKILLS CIRCUIT
Cardiac Sim-lab HF chest pain, acute MI, ACLS Cases
MF Simulators
Rhythm Recognition
Drug Quiz (verap, vaso, mag)
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 18
1036-1084

Week 12

NURS 52
EVOC SKILLS DAY
Neurological Emergencies
Diseases of EENT
Abdominal Emergencies
Skills Lab AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 19-20
1090-1156
Patient Assessments
Genital Urinary / Renal
Gynecological
Skills Lab AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 20-21
1160-1206
Narcan, Morphine, TPA, Nitrous Oxide
Patient Assessments
Endocrine Emergencies
Hematologic Emergencies
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec6 Ch 23-24
1210-1260

Week 13

SIMULATION/SKILLS CIRCUIT
Patient Assessments
Trauma Lab
Cardiac/Resp Simlab HF
Every 15 min 0800-12-00
Drug Quiz (narcan, ms, tpa, no)
Immunologic Emergencies, Infectious Diseases
Toxicology AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 25-27
1264-1364
Benadryl, Glucagon, Versed, Thiamine
Psychiatric Emergencies
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 6 Ch 28
1368-1397
Patient Assessments

Week 14

AMLS
AMLS
ICS 5, 100, 200, 346,700,800 Due
AMLS
AMLS Final AMLS
Module 4 Final
Drug Quiz (bena, gluc, versd, thiam)

Week 15

Trauma Systems MOI
Bleeding
Soft Tissue Trauma
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 7 Ch 29
1480-1514
AAOS
Sec 7 Ch 30-31
1518-1570
Valium, Heparin, Fentanyl, Succinylcholine
SIMULATION/SKILLS CIRCUIT
Trauma Lab
All Body Systems Incorporated HF Simulation Cases
Mobility (Bathroom Scenario)
Patio Scene Call
Burns
Face Head Neck and Spine AAOS
Sec 7 Ch 32-34
1574-1687
Chest Trauma
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 7 Ch 35
1694-1722
Trauma Assessments

Week 16

Drug Quiz (valium, hep, fent, succ)
Abdominal Trauma
Orthopedic Trauma
Skills Lab
Sec 7 Ch 36-37
1726-1798
AAOS
Sec 7 Ch 38
1804-1842 ONLINE
Zofran, Etomidate, Pitocin, Vecuronium
Patient Assessments
ITLS
ITLS Final

Week 17

Review
Module 5 Final
Obstetrics AAOS
Sec 9 Ch 41
1918-1956
Neonatal Care
Pediatric Emergencies AAOS
Sec 9 Ch 42-43
1962-2074
PALS
PALS

Week 18

Drug Quiz(zofrn, etom, pit, vec)
PALS
PALS Final
Geriatric Emergencies
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 9 Ch 44
2078-2116
SIMULATION/SKILLS CIRCUIT
Patient Assessments
OB Sim
Pediatric Lab
Patients with Special Considerations
Skills Lab
AAOS
Sec 9 Ch 45
2120-2165
Patient Assessments

Week 19

Operations
IC AAOS
Sec 10 Ch 46-47
2170-2217
Extrication
HazMat
Skills Lab AAOS
Sec 10 CH 48-49
2220-2283
Patient Assessments
Terrorism
Disaster Response
CSI
AAOS
Sec 10 Ch 50-52
2288-2359

Week 20

Review
Module 6 Final
Skills Lab
Oral Presentations Assigned
Home Meds Presentation Assigned
Patient Assessments
Module 1 Review
Skills Lab
NREMT Bleeding Control/Shock
NREMT Spinal Immobilization Supine
Skills and Scenarios
Module 2 Review
Skills Lab
NREMT Dual Lumen Airway Device
NREMT Ventilator
Skills and Scenarios

Week 21

Module 3 Review Skills Lab
NREMT Patient Assessment
NREMT Trauma
NREMT Spinal Seated Immobilization
Skills and Scenarios
Module 4 Review
Skills Lab
NREMT Dynamic Cardiology
NREMT Static Cardiology
Skills and Scenarios
Module 5 Review
Skills Lab
Random Pop Quiz Scenarios
NREMT Oral Station

Week 22

Module 6 Review
Skills Lab
Oral Presentations Completed
Meds Assignments Completed
NREMT IV Therapy
NREMT Ventilator Management
Skills and Scenarios
Written Final Exams
Manipulative Final Exams