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The EMS University, LLC EMT Course consists of a total of 148 hours. Specifically, this is a total of 120 hours of classroom instruction which includes 8 hours of skills testing. Additionally, 8 hours of practical examination assistance and 20 hours of clinical/externship rotations are required. This course shall meet and/or exceed the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum guidelines and 2009, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet California EMS Authority education standards.

 

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course Textbook


Course Textbook: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured

Subjects Covered in the EMT Course

Course Introduction and OverviewEmergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public HealthWorkforce Safety and Wellness of the EMTMedical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
DocumentationCommunicationLifting and Moving PatientsLab: Lifting and Moving Patients
Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical TerminologyPathophysiologyLife Span DevelopmentAirway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation
Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History TakingScene Size-UpPatient AssessmentPharmacology and Medication Administration
Shock and ResuscitationRespiratory EmergenciesCardiovascular EmergenciesAltered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache
Seizures and SyncopeAcute Diabetic EmergenciesAnaphylactic ReactionsToxicologic Emergencies
Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal EmergenciesEnvironmental EmergenciesSubmersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving EmergenciesBehavioral Emergencies
Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma SystemBleeding and Soft Tissue TraumaBurnsMusculoskeletal Trauma
Head TraumaSpinal Column and Spinal Cord TraumaEye, Face, and Neck TraumaChest Trauma
Abdominal and Genitourinary TraumaMultisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient PopulationsObstetrics and Care of the NewbornPediatrics
GeriatricsPatients with Special ChallengesAmbulance Operations and Air Medical ResponseGaining Access and Patient Extrication
Hazardous MaterialsMultiple Casualty Incidents and Incident ManagementResponse to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

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