EMT Fast Track Class
The EMT Fast Track Program is an intensive course which consists of a total of 172 hours which includes 148 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of clinical/externship rotations. This course shall meet and/or exceed the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum guidelines and 2009, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet California EMS Authority education standards.
EMS University’s Fast Track EMT Program is the most popular method of obtaining EMT training. This comprehensive program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed as emergency medical technicians. Our experienced instructors use a combination of lectures, hands-on training, and real-world experience to ensure that our graduates are well-prepared for the challenges of the job. Plus, our flexible schedule and convenient online course options make it easy for students to balance their studies with work and other commitments. With a proven track record of success, it’s no wonder that EMS University’s Fast Track EMT Program is the top choice for aspiring EMTs.
Note: Students may complete externship hours on the weekends, subject to availability, however, students should prepare to complete externship class hour requirements after the conclusion of didactic instruction..
Students are afforded up to 30 days upon course completion to finish all hours, however, students are strongly encouraged to finish sooner.
Cost: $2,295.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials
Students generally meet Monday through Thursday from 9AM to 5:30PM. Externship hours may be completed on the weekends or up to 30 days after class, subect to availability as explained above. This course is fast paced and intense, but a truly exciting and quick way to become an EMT.
You can register for the course, by Clicking Here. Please complete the Program Packet to assist you with meeting the requirements prior to class and beginning externships.
Subjects Covered in the EMT Course
|Course Introduction and Overview||Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public Health||Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT||Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues|
|Documentation||Communication||Lifting and Moving Patients||Lab: Lifting and Moving Patients|
|Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology||Pathophysiology||Life Span Development||Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation|
|Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking||Scene Size-Up||Patient Assessment||Pharmacology and Medication Administration|
|Shock and Resuscitation||Respiratory Emergencies||Cardiovascular Emergencies||Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache|
|Seizures and Syncope||Acute Diabetic Emergencies||Anaphylactic Reactions||Toxicologic Emergencies|
|Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies||Environmental Emergencies||Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies||Behavioral Emergencies|
|Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System||Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma||Burns||Musculoskeletal Trauma|
|Head Trauma||Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Trauma||Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma||Chest Trauma|
|Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma||Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations||Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn||Pediatrics|
|Geriatrics||Patients with Special Challenges||Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response||Gaining Access and Patient Extrication|
|Hazardous Materials||Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Management||Response to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction|
Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in emergency medical services? Look no further than EMS Universal Education’s EMT program! Our comprehensive course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective prehospital care to patients in a variety of settings.
Upon completion of the program, you will have a strong foundation in the roles and responsibilities of an EMT, including personal safety and wellness, medical-legal and ethical issues, and the ability to function under medical direction and within the scope of practice. You will be able to effectively assess and manage patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and injuries, using principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life-span development, and therapeutic communication. In addition, you will be proficient in performing immediate life-saving interventions such as managing a patient’s airway, breathing, and circulation.
You will also be able to respond to and manage a range of emergency medical services situations, including ambulance and air medical transportation, multiple casualty incidents, hazardous materials incidents, and situations involving weapons of mass destruction. You will be competent in the use of hemostatic dressings, naloxone administration, epinephrine administration, glucometer use, and tactical casualty care principles.
Don’t miss this opportunity to jumpstart your career in emergency medical services. Enroll in EMS Universal Education’s EMT program today!