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RELLIS · Health Sciences · EM. Medical Services - EMSP

Assessment Based Management

  • Summer I 2021
  • Section B00 CRN-30942
  • 1 Credits
  • 06/07/2021 to 08/09/2021
  • Modified 06/06/2021

Meeting Times


  • T 8:30 - 12:30
  • Academic Alliance Bldg Rm 341


  • T 1:15 - 4:15
  • Academic Alliance Bldg Rm 341

Contact Information

Instructor: Zack Varner

Office Hours

  • Friday, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual office hours offered by appointment


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.


Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1 - 5, 5th edition

  • Robert S. Porter
  • Richard A. Cherry

Published by Pearson (May 16th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

5th edition

Course Requirements

Minimum 80% on final average & must earn the minimum cut score on the cumulative final exam.

Must meet terminal psychomotor competency requirements for the Blinn College Paramedic Program.

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
In Class Work 20%
Homework 25%
Quizzes 25%
Final Exam 30%

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.

Information about the changes Blinn has made to the May Minimester, Summer I, and Summer II semesters: Back with Blinn.

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
Semester III: Summer 2021
Date Course Book Volume Lab-Assessment Based Management Online FISDAP Unit Exam Hours
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2143 N/A Pediatric/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations   7
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2143 N/A Airway/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations   7
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 2143 N/A Airway/Pedi/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations Airway Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 2143 N/A Trauma/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations OB-Peds Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 2143 N/A Cardiology/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations Trauma Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 2143 N/A Medical Emergencies/OB Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations Cardiology Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2143 N/A  IOOH Scenario Lab 2305 - Operations Medical Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 2143 N/A IOOH Scenario Testing 2305 - Operations EMS Operations Unit Exam 7
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 2143 N/A Final Exam/CoAEMSP Survey Final Exam - Ops/Jurisprudence Exam FISDAP Comprehensive Exam 7
Saturday, August 7, 2021     Graduation/Pinning Ceremony