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Program Learning Outcomes
Emergency Medical Services (AS)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient's condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical care.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Administer appropriate emergency medical care based on assessment findings of the patient's condition.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Perform safely and effectively, the functions of an emergency medical technician (EMT).

Program Learning Outcome #5
Demonstrate entry-level paramedic (advanced life support) skills and knowledge per current US Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum.

Program Learning Outcome #6
Exhibit team leadership skills.

Program Learning Outcome #7
Abide by Palm Beach State College paramedic program Code of Conduct.

Program Learning Outcome #8
The program graduate will pass the state of board licensure/certification exam (EMT)

Program Learning Outcome #9
The program graduate will pass the state of board licensure/certification exam (Paramedic)

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