COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Community Assessment
  • Course #: EMSV2005
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the role of the Community Paramedic (CP) as a member of the health care team in community assessment. The student will map the community health care services, describe the demographics of the community and assess their impact on the health of the clients. Additionally, the student will gain understanding of community health services in order to give advice on health care needs in the community.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Map community health care systems
Understand community health services
Analyze community health resources
Document community health resources
Identify the health and social needs in underserved communities
Describe demographics of the community
Identify effects of demographics on the health of the community
Describe quantitative data as it relates to the health of the community

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructor approval and EMSV2001
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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