EMS 1119

Fundamentals of Emergency Medical Technology (6)

Corequisite: EMS 1119L and EMS 1354C and EMS 1431

Classification: Occupational

This course is designed to prepare the basic Emergency Medical Technician in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation curriculum and state of Florida EMS guidelines. Includes an introductory survey of emergency medical services including medical, legal and ethical aspects, role of the EMT, patient assessment, care of wounds and fractures, airway maintenance, medical and environmental emergencies, patient transportation, emergency childbirth, and basic extrication. Successful completion of corequisites provides eligibility to take the national and Florida state EMT certification examinations.