Introduction to emergency care, well-being of the EMT-B, medical legal and ethical issues, the human body, baseline vital signs, sample history, professional rescuer CPR, airway management, and scene size-up. The student will also learn initial assessment, focused history for the medical and trauma patients, detailed physical exam, focused physical exam. The EMT-Basic will also have an understanding about Pharmacology, respiratory, cardiovascular, and diabetic emergencies. In addition the EMT-Basic will be taught the latest in Automated External Defibrillation (AED) usage. Students will also have a field internship with an Ambulance service, and hours of observation time in a Hospital setting.
This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through didactic lecture and hands on demonstration and practical application settings. Reading assignments and on-line training will be part of this program. The EMT-B candidate must maintain a grade point average of seventy-five percent or better in order to take the Connecticut Medical Training Academy’s final written exam. Candidates who successfully complete the written exam must then successfully complete the Connecticut Medical Training Academy’s practical skills station evaluation. Candidates that successfully complete both testing phases will be scheduled for the practical exam and National Registry EMT Basic written exam. Candidates will need to be competent in their skills and knowledge and will be evaluated throughout the program. Successful completion also requests that candidates assess a minimum of 10 live patients during the course.
This qualification course provides First aiders with skills to further enhance their First Aid training. It is recommended as training for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator. Delegates gaining this qualification will know that Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival. The topics covered are regarded by Resuscitation Council as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.
*All the courses above require a minimum amount of attendance.
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