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.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
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.