Emergency Medical Tech Basic

EMB 101: EMT - CLINICAL

This course offers clinical skills performance in an ambulance to prepare students to provide emergency care to patients in the pre-hospital setting based on the scope of practice defined by the New York State Department of Health and U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition and treatment of life threatening emergencies. During these rotations the student will focus on medical and trauma patient assessment and basic psychomotor skills covered in the EMT curriculum. Students must achieve a final grade of "C" or better to progress to any course requiring this course as a prerequisite. Prerequisite: Current NYS EMT certification Corequisite: BIO 115

Credits: 1
Type: Lab
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016


EMB 105: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

This course combines didactic, psychomotor lab and clinical observation in a progressive manner to prepare students to provide emergency care to patients in the pre-hospital setting based on the scope of practice defined by the New York State Department of Health and U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition and treatment of life threatening emergencies. Topics to include: Well Being for the EMT, Medical-Legal Issues, Airway Management, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma, Infants and Children and Operations. Students must be certified as a NYS EMT to progress to EMB 101. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the New York State Department of Health EMT Certification exam. Prerequisites: Students must reach their eighteenth birthday by the last day of the month in which they are eligible to sit for the NYS certification examination.

Credits: 6
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016