The paramedics laboratory is located in the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences building level 0. The lab is designed to introduce students to the necessary clinical skills and prepare them for the clinical phase of their curriculum.
All laboratory courses are designed to develop overall patient management skills. This covers equipment, assessment, evaluation, treatment, documentation, communication, and more. Subject matter is complementary to students' corresponding lectures in different theoretical courses. Different labs focus on the management of the cardiac patient, mega-code scenarios, spinal immobilization, trauma injuries, and trauma resuscitation. Furthermore, labs are designed to help students acquire psychomotor skills such as IV fluid and medication administration, and the management of respiratory and cardiac patients.
Since the paramedics lab is equipped with valued Simman mannequins for adult, child, infant, and pregnant patients; it is used to simulate different scenarios for different emergency cases. The lab is used for teaching students scenarios in pre-hospital care.
The paramedics lab is well equipped with cardiac and respiratory monitors, ECG machine, capnography, pulse oximeter, IV infusion pumps, and AED machine. Also, it is equipped with stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, thermometers, pen lights, intubation kits, IO access needles, and many other disposable medical supplies.
The paramedics chamber makes use of this lab in offering the following practical courses through the academic year: