The EMT Training Program is a 140 hour course designed to train individuals to provide basic level comprehensive emergency medical care and transportation to victims of serious illness or injury. This accelerated course follows the 2010 National EMS Education Standards which are based on the National EMS Core Content and the National EMS Scope of Practice. Classroom sessions are conducted from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday and include practical skill labs and clinical time. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to certify (practical and written exam) via National Registry of EMTs. The specific skills learned are: patient assessment, airway management techniques, vital signs, cardiac arrest management, use of an automated defibrillator, and trauma management skills including cervical spine stabilization, management of bleeding and shock, and various splinting techniques. This is an entry-level course in EMS and is a pre-requisite for entrance into the Paramedic training program.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - Wednesday, December 4, 2013 08:30 - 16:30Central Time
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsEMS Learning Resources Center200 Hawkins DriveS 611 GHIowa City, Iowa 52242319-384-9057
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