HPRO 181 Emergency Department Technician Externship • 5 Cr.
Provides clinical practice in a hospital emergency room as an Emergency Department Technician. Enforced prerequisite: placement by assessment into ENGL& 101 and completion of all other classes in the Emergency Department Technician and Emergency Department Technician Professional certificates at BC with a C- or better. Successful passing of HPRO 180 skills tests and permission of instructor. No more than one quarter off between completion of HPRO 180 and enrollment in HPRO 181.
Prerequisites: HPRO 180 at BC with a grade of C- or better, successful passing of HPRO 180 skills tests, and permission of instructor. Fee: $23.50 malpractice insurance.
After completing this class, students should be able to:Possess clinical skills, knowledge, and competency performance as an Emergency Department Technician in emergency situations in a hospital setting Assess emergency situations and perform necessary procedures Assist physicians and other healthcare workers Utilize specialized medical equipment Perform wound care, orthopedic splinting, specimen collection Assist with patient monitoring for cardiac, respiratory, nervous, and genito-urinary emergencies