May 30, 2020  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMTB 220 - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Advanced


4 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course continues to build on theory and practical skills obtained in the Basic EMT curriculum. Students will further enhance their patient assessment skills (obtaining patient medical history, physical examination of the patient, clinical decision-making, and documentation). Students will learn to safely and precisely access the venous circulation. Other areas that will be covered include assessment of trauma systems and mechanisms of injury, assessment and implementation of a field treatment plan for patients with hemorrhage or shock, cardiovascular and environmental emergencies. Students will also learn to assess and implement field treatment of pediatric and geriatric patients. This will be completed following an assessment based management treatment process. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the State Certification written and practical skills exams for the Advanced EMT. Students must complete a minimum of fifteen hours of clinical/emergency room and fifteen hours of ambulance experience as part of the course requirements which are in addition to classroom time. 6 class hours.

Prerequisite(s): Students must possess current Basic EMT certification and a current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification or an American Red Cross (ARC) Professional Rescuer CPR certification.