Declaración de propósitos:

Se espera que todos los estudiantes de este programa cumplan con ciertas funciones / estándares técnicos que son esenciales para completar con éxito todas las fases del programa y que reflejan los requisitos y estándares de la industria. Para verificar la capacidad de los estudiantes para realizar estas funciones esenciales, es posible que se les solicite que demuestren los siguientes estándares técnicos: these essential functions, students may be required to demonstrate the following technical standards: 

Estándar Definición de Estándar Ejemplo(s) de Norma Técnica
1. Habilidades de pensamiento crítico Create, implement and revise emergency treatment plans based on assessment findings. Identify cause-effect relationships

Plan//control activities for others

Synthesize knowledge and psychomotor skills

Sequence information, events, and activities accurately

2. Movilidad/Habilidades motoras Sufficient range of motion and strength to perform tasks necessary for personal and patient safety, assessment and treatment. Twisting, bending, squatting and stooping to reach patients in any situation

Climb stairs and ladders, hike up to a mile carrying 25 lbs. of equipment, move up to 75 lbs. alone, or team lift up to 250 lbs.

Protect themselves from combative patients

3. Habilidades táctiles Possess sensitivity to detect faint vibrations, temperature differences, and texture differences Pulses

Skin condition

Presence of fever, or absence of blood flow (temperature)

Location of landmarks for medical procedures (IV’s, needle thoracostomy, etc.)

4. Habilidades auditivas Detect loud, soft, high and low frequency sounds Blood pressure sounds

Heart sounds

Breath sounds

Patient interviews

Scene safety depends on detection of a threat as early as possible

5. Habilidades visuales Able to distinguish large and small objects near and at a distance

Detect color and color intensity

Use depth perception

Use peripheral vision to monitor scene safely

Computer use for reporting

Skin changes (blue, pale, flushed, etc.)

Recognize distance and speed of approaching threats while on scene

Color-coded medical equipment

Finding objects and people in dark places

6. Habilidades de comunicación Clearly explain medical procedures and treatments utilizing medical or lay terminology

Effectively influence people and direct activities

Interact appropriately with others

Convey information through writing

Patient education

Oral reports for patient transfer

Obtain and maintain control to dynamic situations

Document call reports appropriately for billing

7. Habilidades interpersonales Able to negotiate interpersonal conflict

Respect differences in patients and coworkers

Establish rapport with patients and coworkers

Accept responsibility and correction in a professional manner

12-hour shifts at base waiting for 911 activation

Rapport is necessary to professionalism

Ego has no place in emergency service

8. Habilidades conductuales Establish therapeutic boundaries

Provide emotional support

Adapt to stressful and emotional environments

Handle strong emotions

Practice professional ethics in less than ideal situations

911 calls are dynamic, EMS personnel are the calm in the room

Healthy support systems are necessary to a full-coping mechanism for the things we must see and do

En el caso de una persona calificada con una discapacidad documentada, se harán adaptaciones apropiadas y razonables, a menos que hacerlo altere fundamentalmente los elementos esenciales de capacitación, cause dificultades excesivas o produzca una amenaza directa a la seguridad del paciente o estudiante.

Declaración de Servicios de Accesibilidad

Blue Ridge Community College tiene la obligación legal de proporcionar adaptaciones apropiadas para los estudiantes con discapacidades documentadas. Si tienes una discapacidad y estás buscando adaptaciones, debes comunicarte con la oficina de Servicios de Accesibilidad para Estudiantes (SAS, por sus siglas en inglés) (Sink Building; (828) 694-1813; access@blueridge.edu. Los estudiantes pueden ponerse en contacto con SAS en cualquier momento, sin embargo, se les recomienda que inicien este proceso lo antes posible (antes del inicio de las clases o la experiencia en el campus universitario).