Apr 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMTB 212 - Emergency Medical Technician


6 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course is designed for individuals desiring to perform emergency medical care. Students will learn to recognize the seriousness of the patient’s condition, use the appropriate emergency care techniques and equipment to stabilize the patient, and transport to the hospital. Students will be required to pass a background check, drug screen, and provide documentation of vaccinations and physical fitness during the first two weeks in order to participate in the required clinical hours in an Emergency Department and EMS Agency. This course will use the United States Department of Transportation National Education Standard for Emergency Medical Technician. Students meeting appropriate standards will be qualified to take the State of Indiana and National Registry test for certification as Emergency Medical Technicians. 5 lecture hours, 4 laboratory hours, 3 clinical laboratory hours.

Prerequisite(s): Students should be at least 18 years of age; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in a CPR certification course, or instructor approval.