Traditional EMT Training
Do you want an EMT course with a more traditional schedule?
This may be the EMT class that works best for you. EMT traditional training typically takes place during the weekends from 6-10PM. EMT Course specific information is included below.
EMT Program Information
The Traditional EMT Course consists of a minimum of 148 hours. Specifically, this is a total of 120 hours of classroom instruction which includes 8 hours of skills testing. Additionally, 8 hours of practical examination assistance and 20 hours of clinical/vehicular externship rotations are required. Practical examination assistance is when students assist instructors with skills testing for other students, usually during an EMT Refresher examination. Students unable to do so, may be summarily dismissed from the program. Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of the Program Director; however, students will be required to obtain at least 10 patient contacts prior to course completion. Students shall be required to document 10 patient contacts at minimum. This requirement may be increased at the discretion of the instructor.
Course hours are subject to change with appropriate notification to the student/applicant. This course shall meet and/or exceed the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum guidelines and 2009, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of EMS education standards.
Cost: $1,295.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials
Students generally meet two day per week for 4 hours in the evening.
Subjects Covered in the EMT Course
|Course Introduction and Overview||Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public Health||Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT||Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues|
|Documentation||Communication||Lifting and Moving Patients||Lab: Lifting and Moving Patients|
|Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology||Pathophysiology||Life Span Development||Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation|
|Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking||Scene Size-Up||Patient Assessment||Pharmacology and Medication Administration|
|Shock and Resuscitation||Respiratory Emergencies||Cardiovascular Emergencies||Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache|
|Seizures and Syncope||Acute Diabetic Emergencies||Anaphylactic Reactions||Toxicologic Emergencies|
|Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies||Environmental Emergencies||Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies||Behavioral Emergencies|
|Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System||Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma||Burns||Musculoskeletal Trauma|
|Head Trauma||Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Trauma||Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma||Chest Trauma|
|Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma||Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations||Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn||Pediatrics|
|Geriatrics||Patients with Special Challenges||Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response||Gaining Access and Patient Extrication|
|Hazardous Materials||Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Management||Response to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction|