Course Description - This is the entry level course to the Emergency Medical Service profession. Topics to be covered are: EMT roles and responsibilities, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, anatomy and physiology, documentation, lifting and moving, and communications. Practical labs will be conducted. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry test and certify as an EMT in the State of Nevada.
Selection Process- Basic aptitude test includes reading comprehension, math skills, cpr comprehension and a writing sample. Candidates must register for one of the testing dates to become eligible for the EMT course.
Course Information - If selected classes will begin in January 2015. REMSA Education reserves the right to make changes to the schedule or cancel a class due to low enrollment if needed.
Disclaimer - Students choosing to enter into the EMS profession will be required to participate in both the cognitive classroom education as well as the psychomotor skills educaiton. This class as well as the EMS profession will require students to be able to perform very physical tasks including lifting and moving, bending, walking, and sitting and standing for long periods. Students are encouraged to look up the typical tasks of an EMT to gain a full understanding of the physical and mental demands of this class and the EMS profession. All students will be subject to a background check in class prior to attending any clinical or field internship sites. Students with adverse information in their background should contact REMSA prior to enrolling to discuss exclusion requirements.
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