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PARAMEDIC TO ADN SKILLS

Course Number: 10-543-130
Credits: 2
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Description: 10-543-130 PARAMEDIC TO ADN SKILLS... basic nursing skills and physical assessment across the lifespan. Includes medication calculations, aseptic technique, wound care, tracheostomy care, suctioning, management of enteral tubes, medication administration, enemas, ostomy care, and catherization. (Prerequisites: Acceptance to Paramedic-RN Bridge program; 10-543-127, Paramedic to ADN Theory 1; 10-543128, Paramedic to ADN Theory 2; Corequisite: 10-543-129, Paramedic to ADN Skills)
Total Credits: 2

Course Competencies

  1. REVIEW: Apply principles of medical asepsis for client and personal safety
  2. REVIEW: Obtain a health history
  3. REVIEW: Perform a general survey assessment
  4. REVIEW: Perform an integumentary assessment
  5. REVIEW: Perform a musculoskeletal assessment
  6. REVIEW: Perform a head/neck assessment
  7. REVIEW: Perform a basic eye/ear assessment
  8. REVIEW: Perform an abdominal assessment
  9. Perform a breast/testicular assessment
  10. Assist with bathing
  11. Give complete bed bath
  12. Provide for personal care and hygiene
  13. Assist with personal grooming
  14. Provide for personal skin care
  15. Provide wound care
  16. Assist with nutrition and fluid needs
  17. Assist client with eating meals
  18. Assist with eating difficulties
  19. Measure intake and output
  20. Assist client with bladder elimination
  21. Assist client with bowel elimination
  22. Facilitate alternative methods of elimination (urinary and bowel)
  23. REVIEW: Demonstrate specimen collection specimen collection procedures
  24. Assist with ambulation
  25. Use client transfer techniques
  26. REVIEW: Perform tracheostomy care and suctioning procedures (oral, nasal, pharyngeal, and tracheostomy)
  27. REVIEW: Maintain enteral tubes (feeding, irrigation, suction)
  28. REVIEW: Administer medications via the enteral route (oral/tube/rectal)
  29. REVIEW: Administer medications via topical, transdermal, eye, ear, inhalation, and vaginal routes
  30. Use restraining devices
  31. Use restraining alternatives

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.