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EMS 222 - Emergency Medical Technician


Prerequisite: 17 years of age and appropriate score on placement exam or completion of PCS 021  and TRE 089  with an ‘S’

Description: Techniques of pre-hospital emergency medical care for the emergency medical technician. Includes the history of emergency medical care delivery systems, roles and responsibilities of EMS providers, ethical and legal issues and patient assessment. Also includes symptoms of illnesses, injuries, medical emergencies, appropriate medical techniques, triage, and ambulance operations. Course includes BLS for Healthcare Providers certification. In addition to the coursework, students must perform ten patient assessments. These can be performed in an appropriate clinical setting or on standardized patients if clinical settings are not available. This course meets the National EMS Education Standards for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).

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


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