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AHE 132 - Emergency Room Technician

5.0 Credits
Roles and responsibilities of the ER Tech; common medical emergencies; emphasis on patient care skills related to trauma, wound, orthopedic, respiratory and cardiac care in the emergency room setting. Prerequisite: AHE 110, 115, 116, BSTEC 104, 129, OR 130 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, completion of AHE 162 and AHE 164 OR valid Washington State CNA OR EMT licensure.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Room Technician as a member of the emergency medical team. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Assess emergency situations and demonstrate effective treatment skills. [REASON]
  3. Assist with wound care, orthopedic splinting, specimen collection. [REASON]
  4. Assist with patient monitoring for cardiac, respiratory, nervous and genito-urinary emergencies. [REASON]
  5. Utilize specialized medical equipment and technology as necessary. [REASON]
  6. Demonstrate clear oral and written communication. [COMMUNICATE]
  7. Perform duties within the legal and ethical guidelines of the profession. [ACT]

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