EMS 030 Emergency Department Technician

Instructions in all facets of basic life support measures, CPR, and the use of appropriate clinical emergency equipment and supplies. Stresses hands-on skills proficiency in assisting the physician with suturing, sterile set-up of trays, application of plaster and other types of splints. Includes confidentiality, professionalism, including a good work ethic. Introduces emergency equipment used in pre-hospital care and how it impacts care in the emergency department.

Units: 4.25

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: FIRET 903

Lecture: Minimum 44 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 44 hours per semester

Clinic: Minimum 40 hours per semester