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Emergency Medical Services, Certificate

 

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An instructional program that prepares individuals to perform initial medical diagnosis, treatment, and comprehensive care in medical crises, under the general supervision of a coordinating physician. Includes instruction in all aspects of basic health care; disease, disorder, and injury symptomatology and diagnosis; emergency medical treatment procedures for various injuries and disease outbreaks; basic pharmacology; anesthetics; intravenous and other drug administration procedures; obstetrics procedures; basic surgical techniques; emergency medical equipment operation and maintenance; special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease; and administrative aspects of emergency medicine. Programs may include emergency vehicle operation and patient transportation procedures, depending on level of training.


COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Introduction to EMT Basic 2.5
EMT Basic Completion Course 4.5
Medical Terminology 2
Anatomy & Physiology/Disease Conditions I 2
  Electives - Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
Anatomy & Physiology/Disease Conditions II 2
Medical Office Procedures 3
Medical Office Procedures II 3
College Keyboarding 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 16


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Updated:  si 12/12/11