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EMS 222 - Emergency Medical Technician

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or successful completion of PCS 021  and TRE 089 . The student must be 18 years old at the completion of the program in order to test for certification. Students must also successfully complete all the requirements outlined in the EMT Program application packet including;

  • Criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Proof of Immunizations
  • Physical Exam
  • Program Director Authorization

Description: Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) can provide basic out-of-hospital emergency care, or Basic Life Support (BLS). Training consist of approximately 160 hours of education. Students will learn how to assess a patient for injury or illness, administer CPR, control bleeding, maintain the airway passage, and prevent shock, respond to respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. The education will cover anatomy, physiology, muscular skeletal injury care, childbirth, Pediatric emergency care, applying splints and bandages, moving and transporting patients. In addition to the training, there will be a requirement to complete 12 hours of clinical time in a hospital, as well as 12 hours vehicular (ride) time with a local agency. This course meets or exceeds the current National Standard Curriculum and Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of EMS statutes, to prepare the student for the National Registry Testing, EMT Basic level.

Credits: (8)
Lecture Hours: 6
Lab Hours: 6

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