Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) at Patrick Henry Community College


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EMT 106 - Emergency Medical Technician/Basic
Prepares student for certification as a Virginia and National Registry EMT/B. Includes all aspects of pre- hospital basic life support as defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National curriculum for Emergency Medicine Technician/Basic. Prerequisite: CPR certification at the Health Care Provider level.
Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
6 credits
EMT 109 - CPR for Healthcare Providers
Provides training in all phases of adult, pediatric, and infant resuscitation procedures. Includes introduction to cardiac pathophysiology and preventive measures. Prepares students for certification by the American Heart Association at the Healthcare Provider Level.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
EMT 111 - Emergency Medical Technology I
Provides instruction in basic life support, physical assessment. Introduces role and responsibilities of the emergency medical technician/ambulance. Includes emergency operations, anatomy and physiology, bleeding, shock, MASTrousers, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, soft tissue injuries, fractures and dislocations, abdominal and chest injuries. Required for certification as a Virginia EMT/B.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
EMT 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
EMT 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
EMT 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
EMT 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits