Provides a foundation in emergency medical care. The course is designed to teach emergency care and transportation of patients who access the emergency medical system. The students will develop skills in the use of and care of all basic emergency equipment. The course includes topics such as patient assessment, trauma management, cardiac and respiratory problems, and other medical emergencies. This course is approved by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's practical and written examination for State and National Certification.

Credits: 9.00
Lecture Hours: 144

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