EMS 118 : EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

This course is required to apply for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. This course provides students with insights into the theory and application of concepts related to the profession of emergency medical services. Specific topics include: EMS preparatory, airway maintenance, patient assessment, management of trauma patients, management of medical patients, treating infants and children, and various EMS operations. This course is based on the NHTSA National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards.

Prerequisites

As required by program.

Corequisites

EMS 119

Overview

Program

credits

9
Lecture Hours
6
Lab Hours
6