Emergency Medical Services - Basic

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This course is designed to cover a combination of subject matter and experiences to prepare technicians to become members of the health team responsible to professional members. Subject matter covered prepares the individual to respond to medical emergency calls, evaluate the nature of the emergency, take appropriate prompt action to reduce the medical hazards, transport to the receiving station, and serve as technical assistant to the emergency room staff of general hospitals. Specific course content is based on the National Department of Transportation and the National Standards Curriculum. The curriculum consists of classroom & clinical experience, with seven semester hours credit awarded.

The 165 hour state approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course meets the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician.

Career Opportunities -
This program prepares students for a career in emergency medicine as a paramedic. Students who complete this program and pass the National Registry are certified to practice pre-hospital medicine with an ambulance service.​
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