Emergency Medical Technology (EMTS)

EMTS 1010 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic 7 Credits

Prerequisite: CPR-American Heart Association: Health Care Provider, 18 years of age or older.

This introductory course provides basic knowledge and skills used in the treatment and transport of the sick or injured until they reach the hospital. The course places emphasis on anatomy and physiology related to the EMT’s role in lifting and moving patients, trauma and medical patient management, and airway and cardiac management. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to take the National Registry Certification Exam for Basic EMT.

(9 contact hours: 6 lecture, 3 lab)

EMTS 1050 Emergency Medical Technician- Refresher 2 Credits

Prerequisite: Previous EMT certification.

This course provides a review of basic knowledge and skills used in the treatment and transport of the sick or injured until they reach the hospital. The course places emphasis on lifting and moving patients, trauma and medical patient management, and airway and cardiac management. The course also presents current methods of patient management and the use of new equipment. Successful completion of this course meets the requirements for renewal of certification as a Basic EMT.

(2 contact hours)

EMTS 2011 Paramedic Beginner 12 Credits

Prerequisite: Admission to the Paramedic program, current Ohio EMT certification, current American Heart Association: Health Care Provider or American Red Cross: Professional Rescuer CPR card.

This is an introductory course for Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) which provides the basic knowledge and skill for general patient assessment, general pharmacology, pathophysiology of shock, burn management, communicable disease prevention, respiratory management, and trauma care in the pre-hospital setting. Classroom and clinical experiences provide refinement of skills learned. This is the first of a series of four courses required for state certification.

(28 contact hours: 7 lecture, 6 lab, 15 clinical)

EMTS 2021 Paramedic Intermediate A 4 Credits

Prerequisite: EMTS 2011 or permission of instructor.

This course provides students with the concepts, principles, and skills needed to care for respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Classroom and clinical experiences provide refinement of skills learned. This is the second of four courses needed for paramedic certification.

(12 contact hours: 1 lecture, 6 lab, 5 clinical)

EMTS 2031 Paramedic Intermediate B 4 Credits

Prerequisite: EMTS 2021 or permission of instructor.

This course provides students with knowledge and skills needed to care for neurological, obstetrical, gynecology, and neonatology emergencies. Classroom and clinical experiences provide refinement of skills learned. This is the third course in a series of four needed for state certification.

(12 contact hours: 1 lecture, 6 lab, 5 clinical)

EMTS 2041 Paramedic Advanced 4 Credits

Prerequisite: EMTS 2031 or permission of instructor.

This course provides students with knowledge and skills needed to care for pediatric emergencies, medical emergencies, and patients with special needs. Students will learn how to function at mass casualty, rescue, and hazardous material incidents. Classroom and clinical experiences provide refinement of skills learned. This is the fourth course in a series of four needed for state certification.

(12 contact hours: 1 lecture, 6 lab, 5 clinical)