The field of prehospital emergency medical care is an evolving profession in which the reality of life and death is confronted at a moment's notice. EMTs work side by side with other healthcare professionals to help deliver professional prehospital emergency medical care. The EMT course is designed to help the student gain the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to be a competent, productive, and valuable member of the emergency medical services team. The EMT course is the first step to becoming a paramedic.
The EMT training program is a state accredited program that follows the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Technician Training. The program covers a variety of subjects including airway management, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, vital signs and treatment of medical and traumatic emergencies.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to sit for the state certification exam. The program also prepares the student to sit for the National Registry Exam if desired.
Prerequisites: Students must be at least 16 years of age at the beginning of the program. A professional rescuer CPR card is also required.
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