Emergency Medical Technician Skills
Old Course Code: EMTS
Instructional Hours: 12.00
ACE Code: EMTS
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to fulfill the skill proficiency requirements for EMT recertification.
Course Description: Major topics covered in the course include infection control, patient assessment, oxygen adjuncts and delivery, CPR, AED, bleeding control and management of soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and spinal immobilization. Methods of instruction include discussion and team-focused practical exercises.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the MIEMSS Protocol Quiz.
NOTE: In order to complete the requirements for recertification as an EMT, students must take an additional 12 hours of required continuing education, which may be acquired through seminars or other continuing education methods approved by MIEMSS.
Students must have a current Maryland Emergency Medical Technician license.