Dec 10, 2023  
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023 
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS - 201 Emergency Medical Technician

(7 s.h.)

Prerequisites: Be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. A physical examination, immunization record, background check, and proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification is required prior to beginning the hospital or field clinical portion of the course.
This course provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform emergency care and transport. Course modules include preparatory, function and development of the human body, pharmacology, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, shock, trauma, special patient populations, and Emergency Medical System operations. An additional 18 hours of hospital based clinical and 12 hours of ambulance ride time is required. Emergency Medical Technician is the minimum level of certification to provide basic level Emergency Medical System transport. Upon successful completion of the course students will be eligible to test for Emergency Medical Technician certification. 

Lecture Hours: 70
Lab Hours: 60
Clinical Hours: 30
Work Experience Hours: 0

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