Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

EMT 120 - Basic Emergency Medical Technician Didactic

8 CR
This course is designed to prepare the student for licensure as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician in the State of Michigan. This course involves medical procedures and use of equipment as prescribed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services EMS Section. Topics include legal responsibilities, anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, management of various emergency situations, extrication, and current standards for Basic EMTs in the field. This course is based on the 1996 updated requirements for Emergency Medical Technician training.

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will relate and perform as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician giving emergency medical care.
  2. Students will formulate and integrate emergency medical care as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician.
  3. Students will communicate and behave with patients needing emergency medical care as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician.
  4. Students will synthesize information to formulate competent emergency medical care as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician.