EMS112 Emergency Medical Technician I

This course is part one of a four course series leading to eligibility for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. Part one introduces the foundations of emergency medical care. Upon completion the student will be able to apply fundamental knowledge of the EMS system, the safety and well-being of the EMT, medical-legal and ethical issues in the provision of emergency care; apply fundamental knowledge of the anatomy and function of all human systEMS to the practice of EMS; Use foundational anatomical and medical terms and abbreviations in written and oral communication with colleagues and other health care professionals; and apply knowledge of general anatomy and physiology to patient assessment and management in order to assure a patent airway, adequate mechanical ventilation, and respiration for patients of all ages.

Prerequisites

None

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Catalog Code: 
EMS112