EMS 100 EMT-Basic Fundamentals

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Course Description: 

Presents the technical knowledge and skills necessary for certification as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B). Focuses on Basic Life Support (CPR), airway management, medical emergencies, trauma, disaster management, shock and resuscitation, emergency childbirth, psychological emergencies, as well as extrications and more. Meets the recommendations of the United States Department of Transportation, National Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Core Content, Scope of Practice Model, National Education Standards, and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions Curriculum Supplement. NOTE: Successful completion of this course is required for individuals to be eligible to take the National Registry Certifying Exam for EMT-Basics; this exam is not included in this course.

COMPASS Reading score 82 or better. Writing score ENG 131 placement or successful completion of the required developmental English courses.
EMS 107, EMS 109