Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-531-915 059699 Paramedic Respiratory Management
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-531-915 PARAMEDIC RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT...this course teaches the paramedic student to integrate complex knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology into the assessment to develop and implement a treatment plan with the goal of assuring a patient airway, adequate mechanical ventilation, and respiration for patients of all ages. Specific knowledge pertaining to the respiratory system is also provided to ensure the student is prepared to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for a patient with a respiratory complaint. (Corequisites: all 10-531-XXX courses in the current semester)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Describe the process of airway management.
  2. Summarize the process of respiration.
  3. Demonstrate artificial ventilation.
  4. Summarize pulmonary diseases and conditions.
  5. Manage the airway of a patient.