EMS 004 - Emergency Medical Technician 2
Number of Credits: 3
Emergency Medical Technician 2 provides training for those interested in obtaining their National Registry/EMT certification. The second semester of a two-semester course covering: Trauma emergencies and appropriate treatment, special patient populations including; Obstetrics and neonatal care, pediatrics, geriatrics and patients with special challenges, EMS operations and Advance Support assistance. Includes the second semester of the lecture and laboratory elements required for State of Maryland Emergency Medical Technician and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification course sequence. Classroom hours will be during the week, laboratory hours will be scheduled on weekends. Sixteen hours of classroom instruction, twelve hours of asynchronous lecture hours and thirty-two hours of laboratory. Additional $75 fee required. Students must be 17 or older to enroll. Students must be affiliated with a Maryland fire station to obtain a MIEMSS license. Upon completion of the program, students will sit for the National Registry EMT written exam and MIEMSS practical evaluation. Varies by week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.
Pre-requisite(s): EMS 003 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify and respond appropriately to the following medical emergencies: bleeding, soft tissue injuries, face and neck injuries, head and spine injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and genitourinary injuries, orthopedic injuries and environmental emergencies. (Gen Ed 1,2,3,7)
- Identify and respond appropriately to the following Special Patient Populations: Obstetrics and Neonatal Care, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, and Patients with Special Challenges. (Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)
- Verbalize an entry level understanding of EMS Operations: lifting and moving patients, transport operations, vehicle extrication and special rescue, MCI (Multiple Casualty Incident), IMS (Incident Management System), EMS Response to Terrorism involving WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) and Hazardous Materials. (Gen Ed 1,7)
- Become familiar with Advance Life Support Equipment and be able to assist the ALS provider on emergency calls. (Gen Ed 1,2,7)
- Actively participate in the field Internship experience with 10 patient assessments and relevant clinical documentation.(Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)
- Participate in EMS Systems Orientation.(Gen Ed 1,7)
- Perform an Ambulance Inventory and familiarization with all EMS equipment and on-board devices. (Gen Ed 1,2,7)
- Successfully complete the required clinical manual and all patient documentation. (Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)
- Successfully pass the MIEMSS State Written Examination. (Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)
- Successfully pass the NREMT (National Registry EMT)Exam. (Gen Ed 1,2,3,6,7)
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