Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
EMS 1120   Emergency Medical Technician 7  
  This course covers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) requirements of the National Registry of EMT standard curriculum. The course is designed for law enforcement and emergency responder personnel, or people interested in becoming law enforcement or ambulance personnel. This course provides instruction on practical on-the-scene procedures including CPR, legal aspects relative to rendering emergency medical care, hazardous materials, blood borne pathogens, and environmental emergencies. Topics covered include airway, patient assessment (medical and trauma), medical/behavioral emergencies, OBGYN, trauma, special populations, ambulance operations, and interventions (medications and semi-automatic defibrillation). Upon successful completion of the EMT basic course, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs written examination. This course follows the guidelines of the American Heart Association.  

EMS 1120 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Paramedic AAS Degree (2017-2018)
 
EMS 1120 is an elective course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Paramedic Diploma (2018-2019)