Dec 04, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 118 - Basic EMT I


Offered FL
Lecture-4 Lab-0
4 credit hrs/4 contact hrs
Attend an EMS Orientation
Corequisites: EMS 130 - Basic EMT Lab I  and EMS 140 - Basic EMT Clinical I  

This course, in conjunction with EMS 120, EMS 130, EMS 131, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 150, and EMS 160, is designed to teach the knowledge, skills, and appropriate behavior to prepare students for the National Registry Certification examination which will enable them to obtain a Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license.  The focus of this course is on the didactic material including topics such as: introduction to emergency medical care, the well-being of the EMT – Basic, lifting and moving patients, initial assessment, detailed physical exam, communications, documentation, ambulance operations, triage, disaster, and hazmat.  Students will be under the direct supervision of a licensed EMS Instructor-Coordinator.  Successful completion of this course requires the student to pass both the written and practical skills examinations consistent with the state and national standards.



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