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May 14, 2021
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HSC 444 - Emerg Medical Response - EMT
Emergency Medical Response - EMT
Prerequisite: HSC 215 and HSC 225

The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of Emergency Medical Technicians, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting, and providing patient transportation. Upon successful completion of the training program, the student will be capable of performing the following functions: (i) recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient's condition or extent of injury to assess requirements for emergency care; (ii) administer appropriate emergency care to stabilize the patient's condition and (iii) lift move, position and otherwise handle the patient in a way as to minimize discomfort and further injury. Successful students of this course will be qualified to take the CT State Basic Life Support licensing exam (Basic-EMT).

0.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Health Sciences Department

Prerequisites:
HSC 215 and HSC 225

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