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Health Science Center · Health Sciences · EM. Medical Services - EMSP

Assessment Based Management

  • Summer I 2019
  • Section X01 CRN-30407
  • 1 Credits
  • 06/04/2019 to 06/27/2019
  • Modified 06/12/2019

Meeting Times


0900 - 1200 TR & 1300-1800 TR

Contact Information

Instructor: Michael Lauhoff


4 laboratory hours per week; 64 total contact hours.  Credit: 1 semester hour.

A summarative experience covering comprehensive, assessment-based patient care management for the paramedic level. Includes specific care when dealing with pediatric, adult, geriatric, and special-needs patients. At the completion of this module, the student will be able to integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression, and implement a treatment plan for patients with common complaints. 


Prerequisite: Student must meet requirements for continued acceptance into the Paramedic program. A student must be college ready in reading, writing, and math according to TSI college-ready standards. Must have completed EMSP 1338, EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2260, EMSP 2306, EMSP 2434, EMSP 2444, EMSP 2330, and EMSP 2261 with a “B” or better.

Co-Enrollment: EMSP 2362, EMSP 2305

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.


1. Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression

2.  Implement a treatment plan at the paramedic level.


2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (Required)

Paramedic Care Principles and Practice, 5th edition, Volumes 1-5 (Required)

Course Requirements

Minimum 80% on final average & on final exam for course completion.

No articulation agreement exists. This program is non-transferable to senior institutions.

Admission to the Paramedic Academy.

Successful completion of this course will fulfill the requirements toward the Associates of Applied Science Degree in EMS at Blinn College.



Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
Exams 30%
Quizzes 25%
Homework 25%
In Class Work 20%

Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies

"For students in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.”


Course calendar and related activities
When Topic Notes
Date Lab-Assessment Based Management Online Assignments Online Assignment Due Dates
Week 1 - Airway
6/4/2019 Scenario Lab Airway Homework 06/05/2019 @2300
6/6/2019 Scenario Lab Airway Quiz 06/08/2019 @2300 
Week 2 - Trauma
6/11/2019 Scenario Lab Trauma Homework 06/12/2019 @2300 
6/13/2019 Scenario Lab Trauma Quiz 06/15/2019 @2300 
Week 3 - OB/GYN
6/18/2019 Scenario Lab OB HW 06/19/2019 @2300
6/20/2019 Scenario Lab OB Quiz 06/22/2019 @2300
Week 4 - Pediatrics
6/25/2019 Skills Testing Practice Pedi HW 06/26/2019 @2300
6/27/2019 Skills Testing Pedi Quiz 06/29/2019 @2300
Week 5 - Medical Emergencies
06/30 - 07/06   Med Emergencies HW 07/03/2019 @2300
  Med Emergencies Quiz 07/06/2019 @2300
Week 6 - Cardiology
07/07 - 07/13   Cardiology HW 07/10/2019 @2300
  Cardiology Quiz 07/13/2019 @2300
Week 7 - NR Practice 
07/14 - 07/20   NR Prep Quiz 07/20/2019 @2300
Week 8 - NR Practice
07/21 - 07/27   NR Prep Quiz 07/27/2019 @2300
Week 9 
7/30/2019 Final Exam/Exit Interviews    
8/3/2019 Pinning Ceremony