EMS 121 EMT Fundamentals

3 Credit Hours • 52.5 Contact Hours (30 Lecture, 22.5 Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090, MAT 050 or MAT 060

Note: EMS 121, EMS 122, EMS 123, EMS 124 and EMS 170 must be taken concurrently

Introduces the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student to pre-hospital emergency care. The topics included in this course are Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, well-being of the EMT, communications, documentation, anatomy, airway management, and patient assessment.