FA 120 : Emergency Medical Tech

This course will focus on EMT roles and responsibilities, airway management, patient assessment, medical and trauma emergencies, anatomy and physiology, documentation, lifting and moving, and communications. Course includes practical labs and a total of 10 hours of clinical experience in the Emergency Department to provide direct hands-on experience. Special application is required before registration.

Prerequisites

Current Health Care Provider CPR certification.

Course Outcomes

  1. Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical care;
  2. Administer appropriate emergency medical care based on assessment findings of the patient’s condition;
  3. Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury;
  4. Perform safely and effectively the expectations of the job description.

Overview

Program

Credits

9