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Fire, Rescue, EMS

Courses Include

  1.  EMT-Basic    
  2.  EMT-Intermediate  
  3.  EMT-Paramedic  

EMT-Basic

This is the first level for the Emergency Medical Technician  in preparation to take the NCOEMS or NR examination. This course prepares students for basic pre-hospital emergency care such as treatment for shock, bleeding, burns, poisonings, childbirth, pediatric emergencies, CPR, use of ambulance equipment and communications to emergency department.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma/High School Equivalency, or successful completion of an exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum at the tenth-grade level

EMT-Intermediate

This course prepares the EMT to be able to perform skills such as intravenous medication administration, inhalation medication administration, use of blind insertion airway devices, and subcutaneous injection.

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the EMT Basic course
  • High School Diploma/High School Equivalency
  • Reading comprehension and English language skills on the post-secondary level, and compliance with the mathematical skills on the high school grade level

EMT-Paramedic

This course prepares the EMT to be able to perform skills such as endotracheal intubation, use of drugs for pain, and manual defibrillation.

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the EMT Basic Course
  • High School Diploma/High School Equivalency
  • Reading comprehension and English language skills on the post-secondary level, and compliance with the mathematical skills on the high school grade level

Co-Requistes:

Successful completion of the Basic Anatomy & Physiology course