EMS1158C - Emergency Medical Technician (AS)
12 credits (6 lecture hours, 10 lab hours, 3 clinical hours)
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.