Emergency Medical Technician-Basic - 9262

Grade: 11, 12 — Credits: 2

Lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of Emergency Medical Technicians. EMTs provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. This course follows the national standard curriculum for Emergency Medical Technician-Basic and will require you to participate in self-study outside of classroom time. It is the desired expectation that all students successfully complete the course making them eligible to take the National Registry practical and written exam. The student who achieves a national Registry Certification will be eligible for initial Emergency Medical Technician-Basic licensure in the State of Missouri. Clinical observations at local ambulance services are a required part of this course and occur after the student has successfully completed the psychomotor exam. The clinical observations occur outside of regular school hours and students are expected to provide their own transportation for these sessions.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Prerequisites: Employee Disqualification List check; tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; drug test; discipline review for patterns of violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference given to students with a record of strong attendance patterns. Must successfully pass first semester to continue into second semester.
Related: Core Essentials of Firefighting and Public Safety; age eighteen within 6 months of completion of the course; strong reading skills needed given the postsecondary-level textbooks and materials.
Dual Credit: No
Articulated Credit: No