This course includes classroom and clinical experiences and provides students the
opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for EMT-Basic National
Certification. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, clinical signs and symptoms,
pathophysiology and prehospital care of patients. Areas of instruction include CPR,
airway essentials, patient assessment, assessment and care of medical patients and
trauma patients, emergency care of infants and children, emergency operations and
advanced airway. Clinical rotation in the emergency room is required.