Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-531-913 059697 Advanced Patient Assesment Principles
Outline of Instruction
|10-531-913 ADVANCED PATIENT ASSESSMENT PRINCIPLES ...this course teaches the paramedic student to integrate scene and patient assessment findings with knowledge of epidemiology and pathophysiology to form a field impression. By utilizing a structured and organized assessment process with knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life span development, and changes that occur to the human body with time, the students will learn to develop a list of differential diagnoses through clinical reasoning, along with the ability to modify the assessment as necessary to formulate a treatment plan for their patients. (Corequisites: all 10-531-XXX courses in the current semester)|
Prior Learning Assessments
Examine the physiological and psychosocial characteristics associated with various stages of human life.
Identify components of a primary assessment of a patient.
Value the importance of basic patient needs.
Demonstrate a thorough primary patient assessment
Demonstrate history taking as a part of a thorough patient assessment.
Identify the components of a secondary assessment of a patient.
Demonstrate a thorough secondary patient assessment.
Differentiate anatomical, physical, cognitive, and emotional differences between pediatric and adult patients.
Compare and contrast normal and abnormal changes to the human body associated with aging.