Paramedic Clinical 1

This course is provided within the non-acute community setting. Clinical rotations are designed to provide the opportunity to meet specific competency-based requirements. The clinical experience prepares paramedic students who can function in diverse settings with clients from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds as well as multiple age and developmental stages. The student will interact with individuals and families experiencing life transitions and health challenges in clinical practice settings to promote health and healing. This clinical setting includes the geriatric population in Long Term Care settings. The student will apply the theories and concepts learned in paramedic theory and other courses, allowing the student to transfer learning to new situations. In this practicum, learners will be given a series of communication exercises that will assist the student with developing communication and comfort levels that will facilitate independent practice in the field.