Traditional / Evening EMT Training Class

The Traditional EMT Course consists of 172 hours which includes a minimum of 148 didactic hours (including 24 hours of psychomotor training). 24 hours of clinical/externship rotations are also required. Students will be required to obtain at least 10 patient contacts prior to course completion. Students shall be required to document 10 patient contacts at minimum. This requirement may be increased at the discretion of the instructor. Course hours are subject to change with appropriate notification to the student/applicant. This course shall meet 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.

The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the EMT student to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMTs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the prehospital setting and providing patient transportation.

Cost: $2,195.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials

Students generally meet two day per week for 4 hours in the evening.

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

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