EMS-100: EMT-Basic Fundamentals (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
EMT-Basic Fundamentals
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
9 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Presents the technical knowledge and skills necessary for certification as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B). Focuses on Basic Life Support (CPR), airway management, medical emergencies, trauma, disaster management, shock and resuscitation, emergency childbirth, psychological emergencies, as well as extrications and more. Meets the recommendations of the United States Department of Transportation, National Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Core Content, Scope of Practice Model, National Education Standards, and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions Curriculum Supplement. NOTE: Successful completion of this course is required for individuals to be eligible to take the National Registry Certifying Exam for EMT-Basics; this exam is not included in this course.

ENG-131 eligible
EMS-107, EMS-109

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Credit for EMS 100, EMS 107, and EMS 109 (Corequisites) can be granted upon the presentation of a CURRENT EMT-Basic license from the State of Michigan and a National Registry of EMT-B certification.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.