HSCI 0055. Paramedic Clinical Experience

Units: 5
Prerequisite: Completion of HSCI 54 with grade of "C" or better; current enrollment in the CSU Sacramento Paramedic Program
Hours: 246 (18 lecture, 228 laboratory)
Part three of a four-part series providing the foundational knowledge required for the paramedic level of care in the Emergency Medical System (EMS). The Clinical section provides student with an acute clinical care experience under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and Paramedic preceptor. The student will identify abnormal physical assessments and be able to apply appropriate priority interventions. Students will be exposed to dynamic clinical environments including the emergency department and labor and delivery. Supervised clinical training on advanced human simulation; participation in Homeland Security First Emergency Response Training; 24 hours assigned in EMS field ride-a-longs. (CSU)