EMS 131 Emergency Medical Technician #

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are trained in basic emergency skills and rescue techniques based on the guidelines and recommendations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum & the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Upon completion, students become eligible to take the national exam. Students will receive training from the American Heart Association (AHA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI).  Students must complete a physical, titers, and other health care related requirements up to date.  Forms must be submitted to the appropriate reviewer or entity prior to attending any clinical class sessions.  A minimum grade of a B (80%) is required for to enable students to sit for the licensure exam. (course fee required) (Fall 2021)

Credits

8 credits

Last Updated

8/6/2021 11:55:26 AM

Prerequisite

high school graduate or “High School Equivalency” & at least 18 years of age by time of State Exam

Lecture

6

Laboratory

3

Clinical Laboratory

1