EMT 100 - Emergency Medical Tech-Basic
Course Description: Provides the student with the information and training needed to qualify for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) cognitive exam and the Massachusetts Practical Skills exam.
Prerequisite(s): • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification at the Healthcare Provider level (American Heart Association). Copies of current certification cards must be submitted to the EMT course instructor for retention with student EMT course records. The EMT Course instructor offers CPR certification courses during the semester as a service to those who do not meet the prerequisite. An additional fee is required payable to the Instructor.
Note(s): • By state skills test date, must 18 years of age. Maintain a total Grade score of 70% or higher throughout entire class Any missed sessions MUST BE SUCCESSFULLY MADE UP before the student can be certified as eligible for the Massachusetts Practical Skills exam and National
Registry EMT Examination.
• Missed Sessions that can be made up are capped at 3; any more than 3 sessions missed
whether made-up or not is cause for failing the course. NO EXCEPTIONS
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Preparatory: EMS systems, the Safety and wellbeing of an EMT, and anatomy and physiology as it relates to performing as an EMT.
- Medical Legal and Ethics: Related medical legal, anatomical, and pathophysiological terms, including effectively communicating both orally and in written related reports.
- Airway Management: The anatomy of upper and lower airways and the tools used in the management of them in an emergency.
- Patient Assessment: Assessing a patient as it relates too medical and trauma emergencies.
- Trauma Emergencies: Related trauma emergencies and their emergency treatment
- Medical Emergencies: Related medical emergencies and their emergency treatment
- Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Special Needs & Psyche: Related special medical emergencies and their emergency treatment
- Special Operations: Related EMS operations including Advanced Life support, special hazards, how to safely move patients, and how to be effective in a disaster or mass casualty incident
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