EMS 131◊ Emergency Medical Technician

6.5 credits

Emergency Medical Technicians "EMT" are trained in basic emergency skills and rescue techniques based on the guidelines and recommendations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum & the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services. Upon completion, students become eligible to take the state licensure exam. A minimum grade of a B is required for licensure. (formerly Emergency Medical Technician-Basic)

Prerequisite: High school graduate or GED, placement or concurrent enrollment to achieve college-level reading and writing, must be 18 years of age

Lecture: 5 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

Clinical Laboratory: .5 hour

(course fee required)