Emergency Medical Technician
Old Course Code: EMTB
Instructional Hours: 165.00
ACE Code: EMTB
The objective of this course is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform emergency medical care in a pre-hospital environment at the basic life support level.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to recognize, assess, and manage medical and trauma signs and symptoms in patients of emergency situations.
Major topics include patient assessment; vital signs; bleeding control and bandaging; shock management; fracture management; CPR, AED, O2 administration; airway management; emergency medical management; patient assisted medications; spinal immobilization; patient movement; transport.