Emergency Medical Services
Area of Study

Emergency Medical Services

EMT Basic

TOTAL CREDITS
10
CIP:
510904
BANNER:
EMTB
Certificate

Upon completion of the Emergency Medical Technical Program the student will meet the prerequisite for taking the National Registry Examination for Emergency Medical Technicians. The program will teach skills in emergency treatment procedures as used with an ambulance service.

Program Requirements

Total Credits 10
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
EMS121EMS1021
EMT Fundamentals 3

Introduces the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student to prehospital emergency care. The topics included in this course are Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, well-being of the EMT, communications, documentation, anatomy, airway management, and patient assessment. Corequisites: HPR1011, EMS1022, EMS1023, and EMS1070 (HPR102, EMS122, EMS123, and EMS170) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

EMS122EMS1022
EMT Medical Emergencies 4

Provides the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student with the knowledge and skills to effectively provide emergency care and transportation to a patient experiencing a medical emergency. This course focuses on the integration of the physical exam, medical history, and pathophysiology when assessing and treating the medical patient. Corequisites: EMS1021, EMS1023, and EMS1070 (EMS121, EMS123, and EMS170) (Contact hours-75) (2-3)

EMS123EMS1023
EMT Trauma Emergencies 2

Provides the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student with the knowledge and skills to provide appropriate emergency care and transportation of a patient who has suffered a traumatic injury. The concepts of kinematics and the biomechanics of trauma, along with pathophysiology and injury patterns, will provide the student with the ability to assess and manage the trauma patient. Corequisites: EMS1021EMS1022, and EMS1070 (EMS121, EMS122, and EMS170) (Contact hours-37.5) (1-1.5)

EMS170EMS1070
EMT Clinical 1

Provides the EMT student with the clinical experience required of initial and some renewal processes. Prerequisite: HPR1011 (HPR102) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-30) (0-1)