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National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
The EMT course requires approximately 180 hours of instruction that includes the knowledge and skills required to provide basic prehospital emergency care. This program serves as the foundation for emergency medical services.
The course teaches students the overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT; an overview of anatomy and physiology; assessment of injuries and illnesses; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); control of bleeding and shock; care of muscular skeletal injuries, medical emergencies, childbirth, pediatric emergencies, environmental emergencies; lifting and moving of patients; automatic external defibrillation; and assisting patients with their own prescribed medications. Also included are skills needed to assess the scene, and properly move and transport patients to the emergency department.
The course includes a practical skills evaluation and written examination, which, if passed, will provide a National Registery certification as an EMT. Students must complete Incident Command System classes 100 & 700, Hazardous Materials Awareness, and 10 patient contacts to be eligible to take the certification examination
Most coursework will be completed online but students will also be required to attend a series of lab sessions at the career center.
Emergency Medical Technician - Dates, Times and Cost
Starting Date: Feb 10 optional orientation on 2/7
Ending Date: May 10
Labs are Mondays: 6-10 P.M.
*Class dates and times are subject to change
Cost - $ 850.00
Please review course schedule prior to registering for the course to ensure that you can attend the lab sessions.
Call 814-226-4391 ext. #1 or Click Here for Registration.
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