EMT – Emergency Medical Technician

This course is an introduction to patient assessment skills.  Content includes the management of airway and respiratory problems, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, techniques of oxygen therapy, bleeding control and treatment for shock, soft tissue injuries and fracture care, principles of spinal immobilization, fundamentals of triage and transportation of the sick and injured, and treatment modalities for a range of medical, obstetrical, pediatric, environmental and behavioral emergencies.  Upon successful completion of the course, students will earn 5 credits from KVCC for EMS 111 and get to sit for the EMS basic Certification Exam.