2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 25, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMT* H100 - Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B)


Credits: 6
This course includes classroom and clinical experiences and provides students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for EMT-B National Certification. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, clinical signs and symptoms, pathophysiology and pre-hospital care of patients. Areas of instruction include CPR, airway essentials, assessment and care of trauma and medical patients including infants, children and the elderly, rescue operations, hazardous materials and pharmacological interventions. Clinical rotation in an emergency room is required. Health Requirements: Students will be required to submit the completed immunization and medical compliancy requirements before participating in the clinical observation component of this program. Students will receive a packet of information describing current college policies from the course instructor. Criminal Background Checks: Many clinical sites are now requiring that criminal background checks, be completed on any students who will be attending a clinical rotation at those facilities. Students must follow instructions for obtaining a background check provided to them by the course instructor. Students who are found guilty of having committed a felony/misdemeanor may be prevented from participating in clinical experiences. If you cannot participate in a clinical rotation at an assigned facility, you may not be able to complete the objectives of the course. Specific situations are reviewed by college personnel. Students are responsible for fees associated with health requirements and background checks.



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