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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 110 - Emergency Medical Responder

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Techniques in pre-hospital emergency care appropriate to the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Scope of Practice. Includes identifying signs and symptoms associated with illness and traumatic injuries. Also includes intervention used in managing patient and transfer of patient to higher level medical authority.

Information: This course will prepare those wishing to enroll in EMT 100 . Covers the DOT curriculum for EMR/EMT as well as the National Registry Practical portion of EMR. Course is designed to prepare eligible students for NREMT EMR examination.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform one and two person CPR: Adult, Child, and Infant based on the American Heart Association current standards.
  2. Appropriately manage scene safety including proper placement and removal of personal protective gear in the workplace.
  3. Define priorities of care and the components of a tiered response system.
  4. Define the role, scope of practice. Legal and ethical responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician.
  5.  Perform and appropriately manage and stabilize patients of all ages suffering from airway obstructions, respiratory arrests, and cardiac arrest.
  6. Perform and appropriately manage and stabilize patients of all ages suffering from bleeding, soft tissue injuries, burns, fractures, shock, and nervous system injuries.
  7. Perform and appropriately manage and stabilize patients of all ages suffering from medical emergencies and childbirth relate complications.

  1. Preparatory
    1. The Emergency Medical Service system and the First Responder
    2. The well-being of the First Responder
    3. Legal and ethical issues for the First Responder
    4. The human body
    5. Body substance isolation
    6. Lifting and moving patients
    7. Patient management strategies
    8. Scene size-up
  2. Airway
    1. Anatomy and physiology of respiration
    2. Airway and breathing management
  3. Patient Assessment
    1. Overview of initial assessment
    2. The physical exam
    3. Ongoing assessment
    4. Patient transfer
  4. Circulation
    1. Anatomy and physiology of circulatory system
    2. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    3. Shock and bleeding control
  5. Illness and Injury
    1. Overview of managing medical patients
    2. Chest pain
    3. Shortness of breath
    4. Altered mental status
    5. Abdominal pain
    6. Poisoning and overdose
    7. Allergic reactions
    8. Environmental emergencies
    9. Behavioral emergencies
    10. Overview to managing trauma patients
    11. Injuries to the head and spine
    12. Muscle and bone injuries
    13. Soft tissue injuries
  6. Childbirth and Children
    1. Childbirth
    2. Infants and Children
    3. Emergency Medical Service Operations
    4. Patient management strategies
    5. Scene size-up and interaction