Instructor: Chris Greger
Emergency Medical Technician
This course provides an introduction to emergency medical care. Modules of training include: medical-legal, roles and responsibilities of the EMT, documentation and communication, human body, medical terminology, lifting and moving, basic and advanced airway management, patient medical and trauma assessment. Students learn to respond to medical emergencies, the use of immobilization devices, obstetrical emergencies, childbirth, pediatrics and children emergencies, ambulance operations, hazardous materials, mass casualty and triage. Students have the option to dual enroll with Creighton University, earning 4 college credits. Student must be 18 years of age by May and successfully pass with an 80% or better to be eligible to test for the National Registry EMT exam.
Prerequisites: Strong math and science; must be 18 by May
Duration: Full year (2 semesters)
Credit: 4 per year
Grade Level: 12
College Credit: 4 Creighton