Jun 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement 
    
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement

EMSP 102 - Emergency Medical Technician (6)


The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. This course was previously known as EMT-Basic until the incorporation of the new curriculum and scope of practices. This course or the EMT-Basic is a required prerequisite for admission into the Paramedic Program.

Corerequisite(s): EMSP 102L - Emergency Medical Technician Lab (2)