Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

Course Descriptions

EMT 119. Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Skills. 1 Credit Hour.

Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Skills provides the student with hands-on instruction in the skills necessary to function as an emergency medical technician, such as patient assessment, airway maintenance, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and stabilization of injuries.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency
Corequisites: EMT 121 and EMT 123

EMT 121. Emergency Care, Principles, and Techniques. 8 Credit Hours.

Emergency Care, Principles, and Techniques is a course that meets all the current requirements for Missouri State Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) licensure. It includes the assessment and care of the sick and injured, pediatric and geriatric emergencies, childbirth, defibrillation, lifting and movement of patients, hazardous material situations, and the use of adjunctive Emergency Medical Services (EMS) equipment.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency
Corequisites: EMT 119 and EMT 123

EMT 123. Emergency Medical Technician Clinical I. 1 Credit Hour.

Emergency Medical Technician Clinical I provides the student the opportunity to observe a minimum of 60 hours at ambulance and hospital facilities. Students will be given the opportunity to demonstrate basic life saving skills (ex. performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic airway management, bleeding control, and splinting of extremities). Students will be performing basic medical and trauma assessments while utilizing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) on live patients.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency
Corequisites: EMT 119 and EMT 121

EMT 200. Emergency Medical Technician Clinical II. 2 Credit Hours.

Emergency Medical Technician Clinical II builds upon the clinical hours in various hospital departments and on an ambulance from EMT Clinical I. Emergency Medical Technician Clinical II provides the student the opportunity to observe a minimum of 120 hours at ambulance and hospital facilities.
Prerequisites: EMT 121, EMT 119, and EMT 123 with minimum grades of "C", Current Missouri EMT Licensure, and Reading Proficiency