Mar 07, 2021
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 .
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
Indications for CPR
Assessment of airway, breathing, circulation
The use of the automatic external defibrillator (AED) in resuscitation
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 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