Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

EMS-200 Emergency Medical Technician (8)

Prepares students to work for fire and ambulance services. Focuses on treatment of illness and injury, basic airway management, and automated defibrillation. Course can be taken for personal knowledge or to enhance marketability in other healthcare professions. This 152-hour course is the entry-level career certification course in Emergency Medical Services. Credits: 8, Hours: (7/1/1.5/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B; Comments: Current certification in CPR for health care providers is required