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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

EMT 105 - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

10 credit hours - 128 hours of lecture, 52 hours of laboratory; one-term.
Learn basic training for personnel who will deliver emergency medical care to the sick or injured of all ages in the pre-hospital setting. Focus on how to control the emergency scene, make patient assessments, and manage patients in the field or in an ambulance. Successful completion leads to Health Care Provider CPR and AED certification and eligibility to take the Maryland State Practical Exam and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician’s Written Examination. Attendance is mandatory for all classes. There is a fee for the state and national exams. Affiliation with an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) jurisdiction is required for state certification. Lab fee $75.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Note: Credit is not given for both EMT 104  and EMT 105 .

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Defines the roles and responsibilities of an EMT-B
  • Identifies methods of transmission of pathogens and rationale for prevention strategies established by Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Explains the communications Network protocol used by emergency medical services
  • Identifies the components of a complete verbal and written report of patient status
  • Explains the procedure for patient assessment with a specific complaint
  • Describes the rationale for:
    Immobilizing a patient following a trauma event.
    Medication administration protocol
    “Management of bleeding wounds
  • Explains the expected signs and symptoms of physiological shock
  • Describes:
     Indications for CPR
    Assessment of airway, breathing, circulation
    The use of the automatic external defibrillator (AED) in resuscitation
  • Identifies:
    The stages of labor and indications of eminent delivery
    Procedure for maintaining a safe environment for self, mother and newborn
    The steps in neonatal care
    The need for post-partum care
  • Explains the procedure for extrication of a patient from a MVC and the potential hazards involved
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking