Emergency Medical Services

EMS 10105 EMT Basic Theory and Current Trends in EMS

This EMT-B course is based on guidelines set by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). The curriculum prepares students to take the appropriate national registry exam and become certified both in Ohio and nationally. Students will learn the role of the EMT-B, the EMS system, safety and wellbeing, legal and ethical issues, basic anatomy and physiology, techniques of safe lifting and moving of patients, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, ambulance operations, multiple casualty incidents and hazardous materials incidents.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 5 Semester hours.

EMS 10205 EMT-Basic Skills Lab

This EMT-B course is based on guidelines set by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). The curriculum prepares students to take the appropriate national registry exam and become certified both in Ohio and nationally. Students will learn the practical application of skills required of the EMT-Basic, Body Substance Isolation and Personal Protective Equipment, CPR/AED, the use of equipment for extremity and spinal immobilization, adjuncts for airway control, use of equipment for oxygen therapy, techniques of bleeding control, proper lifting and moving of patients and proper care of medical and trauma patients. Students take this class concurrently with EMS 10105

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 5 Semester hours.