Emergency Medical Services Courses
EMS 1 - First Responder
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify and describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body.
  2. Demonstrate one-person and two-person CPR.
  3. Explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment of various medical emergencies.

EMS 2 - Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Pass the NREMT cognitive exam.
  2. Identify life-threatening emergencies.
  3. Define medical direction and discuss the EMT-Basic’s role in the process.
  4. Perform an initial patient assessment.
  5. Describe the steps the EMT-Basic should take for personal protection from airborne and blood borne pathogens.
  6. Demonstrate the skills involved in performing the detailed physical exam.
  7. Apply the components of the essential patient information in a written report.
  8. Demonstrate the steps in performing the skill of artificially ventilating a patient with a bag-valve-mask for one and two rescuers.
  9. Demonstrate how to insert an oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway.
  10. Demonstrate CPR and the application and operation of the automated external defibrillator.

EMS 2W - Patient Stabilization, Extrication & Triage
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify patient handling techniques.
  2. Demonstrate safe techniques for lifting patients.
  3. Use immobilization, packaging, and transfer devices for specific situations.

EMS 4 - Emergency Medical Technician – Basic – Refresher
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Perform all learning outcomes of the EMT, such as: Identify life-threatening emergencies.
  2. Perform CPR and use an AED.
  3. Administer oxygen.
  4. Stabilize fractures.