EMB 105: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH-BASIC
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 – Basic (EMT-B) curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition and treatment of life threatening emergencies. Topics to include: Well Being for the EMT-B, Medical-Legal Issues, Airway Management, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma, Infants and Children and Operations. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the New York State Department of Health EMT-B Certification exam. Students must achieve a final grade of “C” or better to progress to PAR 101 and PAR 120. List of Pre requisites: 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.
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci