Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

EMS-260 Emergency Medical Technician I (4.00)

Prepares the student to provide emergency medical care at an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level as outlined by the National Emergency Medical Services Education standards. Introduces basic emergency care concepts in a preparatory module, including fundamental knowledge of the EMS system, safety/well-being of the EMT and medical/legal and ethical issues to the provision of emergency care. HIPAA, Infection Control and Mandatory Reporting for child/adult training for health care providers is required. Students earn American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification. Credits: 4, Hours: (4/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B