Patient Assessment in EMS تقيم حاله المريض في مجال الطوارئ

 

 

Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz College for Emergency Medical Services

King Saud University

 

 

 

Course Syllabus- EMS 223 (Patient Assessment)

Academic term- 2nd semester 2012-13 (1433-34)

 

 

Course Code

Course Title

Total Credits

Theory

(actual)

Practical

(actual)

 

EMS 223

Patient Assessment

3

2

1

 

Indented Learning Outcomes (Objectives):

At end of this course, student should be able to:

·          Formulate a clinical impression based on an analysis of comprehensive assessment findings, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and epidemiology in a given scenario.

·          Summarize appropriate interventions as part of a treatment plan intended to mitigate the emergency, provide symptom relief, and improve the overall health of the patient in a given scenario.

·          Relate assessment findings to underlying pathological and physiological changes in the patient’s condition.

·          Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and modifies treatment plan accordingly

·          Display the leadership skills while proving emergency medical care.

·          Effectively communicate in a manner that is culturally sensitive and intended to improve the patient outcome

·          Demonstrate proficiency in comprehensive history taking and physical examination to identify factors affecting the health and health needs of a patient in a given scenario.

 

 

Theory

Practical

 

Weekly Schedule:

Sunday

(Group-A)

Saturday

(Group-B)

Tuesday

(Group-A)

Sunday

(Group-B)

 

Time

08 am- 10 am

10 am- 12 am

13 am –15 pm

13 pm – 15 pm

 

Faculty members

Mr. Riyadh Alhazmi

Ammar. Abdul-Aziz ,Faris

 

 

Contact details of faculty

Mobile:

05606553621

 

 

 

e-mail:

rialhazmi@ksu.edu.sa

 

 

 

 

 

References

 

 

·              1-Required text: Mosby's Paramedic Textbook (Revised Reprint), Workbook (Revised Reprint) and RAPID

 

2-References:

·              AAO, PATIENT ASSESSMENT PRACTICE SCENARIOS

·              Brady,Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice: Volume 2, Patient Assessment  

 

·              Paramedic (Revised Reprint) Package by Mick J. Sanders MSA EMT-P (Hardcover - Aug 16,

·              20012 or latest edition)•    

         

·              Paramedic Practice Today - 2 Volume : Above and Beyond , Barbara J Aehlert RN BSPA

 

 

  

3-Electronic Materials, Web Sites etc.

www.nremt.org 

www.heart.org 

http://www.jems.com/ 

http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/ems/original/intro/intro.pdf 

 

Education Methodologies 

 

  • Interactive Lectures with lots of AV use.
  • Student presentations
  • Simulated Learning
  • Role plays
  • Group Discussions
  • Self-Directed learning
  • Computer Based Learning (CBL)
  • Animations, Illustrations, graphics and Cartoons etc. 

 

 

 

Methods of evaluation: 

 

 

  • Home work  /work book                 10%
  • Quizzes                                           10%
  • Case presentations                          10%
  • Participation                                   10%
  • Midterm                                          20%
  • Final exam                                      40%

 

 

Week#

Date

Topics and activities 

 

Week-1

26-30/01/2013 

Orientation

 

 

Week-2

 

02-06/02/2013 

Theory:

Scene Size up

 

 

 

 

 

Week-3

09-13/02/2013 

Theory

Therapeutic Communications

 

 

 

 

Quiz -1- Topics of week 2 will be covered

 

Week-4

16-20/02/2013 

Theory

History Taking

 

Lab

Therapeutic Communication and history taking techniques

 

 Homework-1 

 

Week-5

23-27/02/2013 

Theory

Primary Assessment

 

 

Lab

Primary Assessment  Techniques

 

Quiz-2- Topics of week 3-4 will be covered 

 

Week-6

02-06/03/2013 

Theory

  • Primary Assessment
    • Focus and review

 

Lab

  • Primary Assessment  techniques

 

 

Home Work -2

 

 

Week-7

09-13/03/2013 

Theory

Secondary Assessment  1


  •  

 

Lab

  • Secondary Assessment  techniques 1

 

 

Quiz-3- Topics of week5-6 will be covered 

 

Week -08 (16-20/03/2013) Midterm exams and Spring vacation (21/03/2013 to 29/03/2013) 

 

Week-09

30/03-03/04/2013 

Theory

Secondary Assessment  2

 

 

Lab

Secondary Assessment  techniques 2

 

 

 

Week-10

06-10/04/2013 

Theory

Secondary Assessment  3

 

 

Lab

Secondary Assessment  techniques 3

 

 

 

Week-11

13-17/04/2013 

Theory

Clinical Decision Making

 

Lab

Scenarios

Medical and Trauma

 

 

 

Week-12

20-24/04/2013 

Theory

  • Special consideration

              Medical assessment

 

Lab

Scenarios

Medical and Trauma

 

 Homework  and Quiz-4- Topics of week 7-9-10 will be covered 

 

Week-13

27/04-01/05/2013 

Theory

  • Special consideration
    • Trauma assessment.
 

Lab

 

Primary and Secondary assessment techniques

 

 

 

Week-14

04-08/05/2013 

Theory and lab

Case presentations and review

 

Scenarios

  • Medical and Trauma
 

Week-15

11-15/05/2013 

Theory and lab

Case presentations and review

 

Week-16

18-22/05/2013 

                      Review Week

 

Week-17 

25-29/05/2013 

FINAL Theory  EXAM 

 

Week-18

01-05/06/2013 

FINAL PRACTICAL EXAM 

 
                     

 

 

 

 

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