Appendix F
Module and Unit Objective Summary


EMT-Intermediate: National Standard Curriculum
Module and Unit Objective Summary 

1.  At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will understand the roles and responsibilities of a EMT-Intermediate within an EMS system, apply the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology to the assessment and management of emergency patients, and safely use and administer emergency medications.

1-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will: understand his or her roles and responsibilities within an EMS system, and how these roles and responsibilities differ from other levels of providers; understand the role of medical direction in the out-of-hospital environment; understand and value the importance of personal wellness in EMS and serve as a healthy role model for peers; be able to identify the importance of primary injury prevention activities as an effective way to reduce death, disabilities and health care costs; understand the legal issues that impact decisions made in the out-of-hospital environment; and value the role that ethics plays in decision making in the out-of-hospital environment.

1-2 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be understand basic anatomy and physiology and how it relates to the foundations of medicine.

1-3 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to understand the basic principles of pharmacology and be able to develop a drug profile for common emergency medications.

1-4 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to safely and precisely access the venous circulation and administer medications.

2 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to establish and/ or maintain a patent airway, oxygenate, and ventilate a patient.

2-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to establish and/ or maintain a patent airway, oxygenate, and ventilate a patient.

3 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to take a proper history and perform an advanced physical assessment on an emergency patient, and communicate the findings to others.

3-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to use the appropriate techniques to obtain a medical history from a patient.

3-2 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to explain the significance of physical exam findings commonly found in emergency situations.

3-3 At the end of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to integrate the principles of history taking and techniques of physical exam to perform a patient assessment on an emergency patient.

3-4 At the end of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to apply a process of clinical decision making to use the assessment findings to help form a field impression.

3-5 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to follow an accepted format for the dissemination of patient information in verbal form, either in person or over the radio.

3-6 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to effectively document the essential elements of patient assessment, care and transport.

4 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient.

4-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to apply the principles of kinematics to enhance the patient assessment and predict the likelihood of injuries based on the patient=s mechanism of injury.

4-2 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with hemorrhage or shock.

4-3 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the management plan for the patient with a burn injury.

4-4 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for a patient with a thoracic injury.

4-5 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to demonstrate the practical skills of managing trauma patients.

5 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the medical patient.

5-1 At the end of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with respiratory emergencies.

5-2 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression, implement and evaluate the management plan for the patient experiencing a cardiac emergency.

5-3 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for the patient with a diabetic emergency.

5-4 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for the patient with an allergic or anaphylactic reaction.

5-5 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for the patient with a toxic exposure.

5-6 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with a neurological emergency.

5-7 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with non-traumatic abdominal pain.

5-8 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the patient with an environmentally-induced or exacerbated emergency.

5-9 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a management plan for patients with behavioral emergencies.

5-10 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the management plan for the patient experiencing a gynecological emergency.

6 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for obstetric, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric patients.

6-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able utilize the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the management of a normal or abnormal labor.

6-2 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for the resuscitation of a neonatal patient.

6-3 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to utilize assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment plan for a pediatric patient.

6-4 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to use assessment findings to formulate a management plan for the geriatric patient.

7 At the completion of this module, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to integrate the principles of assessment based management to perform an appropriate assessment and implement the management plan for patients with common complaints.

7-1 At the completion of this unit, the EMT-Intermediate student will be able to integrate the principles of assessment based management to perform an appropriate assessment and implement the management plan for patients with common complaints.