Emergency Medical Technician
Students completing the emergency medical technician (EMT) program receive a skill award and leave prepared to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) licensing examination. With a passing score on the NREMT, students are able to work as an EMT. Throughout the program students are educated and encouraged to continue on the EMS career ladder.
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- Natural, Physical and Health Sciences
- Salima Allahbachayo (Health Sciences Director)
- Administrative Secretary
- Stefanie Fuentes
- Division Office
- PC 204
- Division Phone Number
- Discipline Website
This discipline prepares students to do the following:
- Use correct medical terminology and nomenclature in the correct context in order to effectively communicate health/medical information and concepts to others.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of EMS and other healthcare providers.
- Calculate various I.V. drip rates for patients undergoing I.V. therapy.
- Develop problem solving and self-assessment skills and make appropriate decisions regarding a variety of procedural situations.
- Identify the signs and symptoms of common medical emergencies related to various body systems.
- Demonstrate the ability to interact with patients and work effectively as a member of the emergency medical services team.
- Discuss various EMS systems both local/state and international.
- Develop the ability to use and adapt to current technology used in emergency medical services practices.
- Demonstrate understanding of administering patient prescribed drugs to patients.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the current duties of an EMT, practicing within scope of practice.