Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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EMS1158C - Emergency Medical Technician (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
12 credits (6 lecture hours, 10 lab hours)

Description:
This course includes the lecture, lab and hospital/fire rescue clinical components of the EMT program. This course includes all the components necessary to prepare the student to take the National Registry EMT exam in order to obtain a State EMT license. The student will be taught didactic and hands on practical skills including how to conduct initial and ongoing patient assessments, medical-legal-ethical aspects, techniques of CPR, automatic external defibrillation, extrication, management of trauma and medical emergencies and administration of appropriate emergency medical care.

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