This is the schedule for the winter second quarter paramedic class (HLTH 1122 8a).  Schedule is subject to change.

Date

Topic

Assignment

December 2

 

A&P:  Cardiovascular System and

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Vol 3: pp 71-99

Chapter 2

December 3

 

EKG Monitoring and Interpretation

Sinus Rhythms

Sinus Treatment and Pharmacology

Vol 3: pp 100-105

Chapter 2

 

December 4

Heart and Lung Dissection

 

December 9

 

Lab: rhythm identification and treatment practice

 

December 10

 

Quiz #1 – Sinus Rhythms and A&P of the Heart

Atrial/Junctional Dysrhythmias

Atrial/Junctional Treatment and Pharmacology including Cardioversion

Vol 3: pp 105-115, 121-127, 151-173

Chapter 2

December 11

 

Lab: Rhythm identification and treatment practice

**Research Project Assignment Start**

 

 

December 16

AV Heart Blocks

PEA, Asystole, Pacemaker Rhythms

AV Block/Pacemaker Treatment and Pharmacology

Transcutaneous Pacing (TCP)

Rhythm Interpretation/Review

Vol 3: pp 115-121, 135-142

Chapter 2

December 17

 

Lab: Rhythm identification and treatment practice

 

December 18

Quiz #2

Ventricular Dysrhythmias

Ventricular Treatment and Pharmacology

Cardioversion and Defibrillation

Rhythm Interpretation/Review

Vol 3: pp 127-134

Chapter 2

December 20

Saturday

**Submit Research Project Idea for Approval**

Lab:  All Rhythm Review

         Algorithms, Transcutaneous Pacing

        Cardioversion, Defibrillation

        Static/Dynamic Cardiology Introduction

 

 

January 6

Review of all Cardiac Rhythms

 

 

January 7

Quiz #3

Lab:  Rhythm Identification

         Cardiac Case Studies 

         Mega Code

         Static/Dynamic Cardiology

 

January 8

Cardiac Medication Review

 

 

 

January 13

Lab: Cardiac Lab

 

 

January 14

Quiz #4

 

Lab: Cardiac Lab

 

 

January 15

Cardiac Emergencies Part I

Journal Article Review Due

Vol 3: pp 174-203

Chapter 2

January 17

Saturday

Midterm: Rhythm Identification Test

Lab: Cardiac Assessment

 

January 20

Cardiac Emergencies Part II

 

Vol 3: pp 174-203

Chapter 2

January 21

Lab: Cardiac Assessment

 

 

January 22

Lab: Cardiac Rhythm and treatment practice

 

 

January 27

ACLS: Pretest due

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Manual (ACLS)

January 28

ACLS: Lecture

 

ACLS Manual

January 29

ACLS: Megacode practice

 

ACLS Manual

February 3

ACLS: Post-test and Mega-Code Practical

 

Patient Scenario Due

ACLS Manual

February 4

Lab: Cardiac Assessment

 

February 5

 Catch-up and Review

 

February 7

Saturday

 

Quiz #5

Cardiac Assessment Day!

 

February 10

**Start of Project Presentations**

12 lead EKG Part 1

 

Vol 3: pp 203-241

Chapter 2

February 11

Lab: Cardiac Assessment and 12 lead practice

 

 

February 12

12 lead EKG Part 2

Vol 3: pp 203-241

Chapter 2

February 17

Lab: Cardiac Assessment and 12 lead practice

**End of Project Presentation**

 

February 18

Quiz #6

All skills review for practical testing

      Assessment

      ET/Combitube

      IV/IV Bolus

     Static/Dynamic Cardiology

 

February 19

All skills review for practical testing

      Assessment

      ET/Combitube

      IV/IV Bolus

     Static/Dynamic Cardiology

Review for written test

 

February 24

Medical Emergencies Written Test:

     Cardiac

 

February 25

End of Quarter Practical Testing:

     ET/Combitube, 

     Medical Assessment

     IV/IV Bolus

     Static/Dynamic Cardiology

 

February 26

Practical Testing Continued and Retakes