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    Jul 24, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician Short-Term Technical Certificate

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The Emergency Medical Technician Short-Term Technical Certificate is listed as an in-demand job that is in critical shortage on the Ohio Means Jobs website. The curriculum covers all aspects of emergency and pre-hospital medical care. Successful completion of the certificate program will allow students to register for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Exam. ♦NOTE Students must have a clear BCI/BFI background check.

The Emergency Medical Technician program is offered exclusively at the Edison State at Troy  location.

NOTE  Federal Financial Aid is not available for Short-Term Technical Certificates programs, but scholarship assistance may be available.
NOTE  Students pursuing a Short-Term Technical Certificate may need to satisfy course prerequisites which may include placement testing. 

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
describe the roles of EMT in the health care system;
demonstrate the professional attributes expected of EMTs;
perform the roles and responsibilities of an EMT with regard to personal safety and wellness, as well as the safety of others;
perform the duties of an EMT with regard for medical, legal and ethical issues, including functioning under medical direction and within the scope of practice;
apply principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life span development and therapeutic communications to the assessment and management of patients;
identify the need for and perform immediately lifesaving interventions to manage a patient’s airway, breathing and circulation;
assess and manage patients of all ages with a variety of complaints, medical conditions and traumatic injuries;
apply principles of emergency medical services operations, including considerations in ambulance and air medical transportation, multiple casualty incidents, gaining access to and extricating patients, hazardous materials incidents and responding to situations involving weapons of mass destruction.


  EMT 110S Emergency Medical Technician     8      
  Credit Hours 8    

Total Credit Hours | 8

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