EMS 230   Medic III Clinicals* (12 Hours)

Prerequisites : Admission to the Paramedic program and EMS 225 with a grade of "C" or higher.

Medic III is the third of four courses in advanced out-of-hospital emergency medical care leading to the opportunity to sit for the National Registry Examination for Paramedics. During Medic III, paramedic students have the opportunity to take the knowledge and skills gained in Medic I and II and apply them in actual supervised clinical practice. Medic III represents a brief, intense 14-week course in which knowledge and skills are synthesized and applied to patients under supervision of physicians and nurses in clinical practice in the emergency department, critical care unit, surgery/ recovery room, labor/delivery room, pediatric emergency department and burn center. Field observation lab and classroom and laboratory review are included as well.