2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

EMT 111 EMT Basic I

(Contact Hours: 4) EMTs are the first level of care in the transport of patients from the pre-hospital setting. The EMT course is a study of the topics and skills necessary to make life saving interventions, and provide definitive care to stabilize patients during transport to a medical facility. The main focus of this course is assessing both medical and traumatic patients and treating any condition that interferes with airway, breathing, and circulation, including some drug therapy. This course is part of the EMT basic certificate of achievement sequence of EMT 105, EMT 111, EMT 112, and EMT 115 and the entry point for MFRs wanting to matriculate to the EMT level. PREREQUISITE: Writing and Math -- minimum benchmarks will be enforced. Reading -- SAT: 22, Accuplacer: 53, NextGen Accuplacer: 248, ACT: 14, or COMPASS: 65 is REQUIRED. Successful completion of EMT 105 is REQUIRED. American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification is REQUIRED.