Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
EMS214Emergency Medical Technician6This course is designed to educate students on how to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and noncritical patients who access the emergency medical system. EMT's possess the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. These skills include but are not limited to airway management, bleeding control, cervical spine stabilization, vehicle extrication techniques and vital sign assessment. EMT's function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and perform interventions with the basic-level emergency equipment. This course is the required entry-level EMS certification course designed to prepare students for advanced-level EMS courses. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED, American Red Cross BLS (Basic Life Support)Card or American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Card, 17 years of ageLoading...