EMS 1119C Emergency Medical Technology (O)

This course teaches the EMT intern to meet Department of Transportation (DOT) EMT-Ambulance National Standards and Florida State Emergency Medical Services Guidelines for EMT-B curriculum. The EMT intern learns assessment in medical and trauma emergencies, stabilization of illness/injury and patient transport. Skills include CPR, patient assessment, triage airway management (basic and advanced), bandaging, splinting, treatment of shock, emergency childbirth, administration of medications, setting up I.V. and heart monitors, and communications. Successful completion with a 'C' or better grade (C grade = 76%) of EMS-1119C, and EMS-1431 provides eligibility for Florida State EMT-B Certification Examination. Permission to Register letter from instructor required. Lab fee $75.

8 credits

Prerequisites

EMS 1431.