EMT-B Certified Primary Instructor, EMT-B/A Certified Primary Instructor and EMT-P Certified Primary Instructor
This course covers basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills necessary for emergency care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service. Intravenous maintenance, non-visualized airway, automatic defibrillation, NLAST therapy, advanced emergency care and limited pharmacology are presented. Emphasis is on forming the students ability to perform the skills appropriately to function as an EMT-B. Upon successful completion of the course and certification examination by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, the student can function as an Emergency Medical Technician. 144 total didactic hours, 16 ED observation, and 16 hours ambulance observation are required. Prerequisite: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitations (CPR). This program can also be applied toward obtaining an Associate Degree in Paramedic Science.MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Identify and describe the roles and responsibilities of the EMT-Basic.2. Identify and define the EMT-Basic scope of practice.3. Identify the components of Anatomy Physiology of the Human Body as it applies to the EMT-B scope of practice.4. Identify the components of a patient assessment on both trauma and medical patients.5. List all phases of an ambulance response.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
18 years of age and hold a valid AHA or equivalent Healthcare Provider CPR card. PLEASE NOTE: The $110 cost in Misc. Section is for the cost of the CPR training for those who need it.
one week prior to the start of class