Course Description

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, extricate trapped individuals, and transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

The Emergency Medical Technician-Basic course is a 9-month program.

The goal of this class is to prepare students to become licensed by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) as an EMT-Basic. Licensing requires proficiency in skills performance and academic assessment.

Curriculum

• Emergency services safe practices & risk management
• Medical and trauma patient assessment
• Cardiac arrest management using automatic external defibrillator
• Spinal immobilization of seated & supine patients
• Immobilization of fractures using a variety of splints
• Bleeding control and shock management
• Administration of oxygen and airway adjuncts