Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

This certificate provides introductory didactic and experiential learning outcomes to successfully provide the scope of care of the Emergency Medical Technician. This is a one semester certificate program.

Required Courses

REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION  
Courses   Credit Hours
AHS 114 Basic First Aid 1.0
EMS 105  Emergency Medical Care I 4.0
EMS 106 Emergency Medical Care II 4.0
Total Credit Hours: 9.0

Updated 3/31/2017

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will identify and describe the role of EMS in the health care system.
  2. The students will demonstrate and employ the professional attributes expected of the EMT.
  3. Students will perform and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of an EMT with regard to personal safety and wellness, as well as safety of others.
  4. The student will perform the duties of an EMT with regard for medical-legal and ethical issues, function successfully under medical direction, and within the scope of practice.
  5. Students will apply principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life span development, and therapeutic communications to the assessment and management of patients.
  6. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and evaluate the need for and perform lifesaving interventions to manage patient’s airway, breathing, and circulation.
  7. The student will demonstrate the ability assess and mange patients of all ages with a variety of complaints, medical conditions, and traumatic injuries.
  8. The student will apply principles of emergency medical services operations, including considerations in ambulance and air medical transportation, multiple-casualty incidents, gaining access to extricate patients, hazardous materials incidents, and responding to situations involving weapons of mass destruction.