Emergency Medical Technician

(formerly Emergency Medical Technician - Basic)

Curriculum EMS.EMS.CERT (C444A)

The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the Emergency Medical System (EMS). This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation and will function as part of a comprehensive EMS response plan, under medical oversight. EMTs perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance and is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

Semester One

Credit Hours

#

EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician

7

 

 

 

7

 

 

Total credits required

7

See EMS course description.

Note: A minimum grade of "B" is required for EMS 131.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653