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2018-19 Catalog 
    
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 120 - Emergency Medical Technician


Studies medical, legal, and ethical issues, basic anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, and treatment of medical and trauma emergencies. Also includes ambulance operations and basic hazardous materials awareness. Successful completion qualifies the student to challenge the state or national examination for licensure as “Emergency Medical Technician.” Note: to take the state or national exam, individuals are required to possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Prerequisite(s): Health Care Provider CPR card from either American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or American Safety and Health Institute. FIRE 135 (or concurrent enrollment), FIRE 139 (or concurrent enrollment), and must be coenrolled or demonstrate successful completion of required National Incident Management System (NIMS) online classes.
(PCS 1.2, 7 credit hours - 4 hours lecture, 6 hours lab)