Emergency Medical Technician - EMS104

North Shore Community College

Credits: 9

Subject Area(s): Health, Human Services



EMT-Basic certification is the prerequisite for many EMS related careers including firefighting, paramedic programs, and involvement in college EMS squads. Upon successful completion of the course, tests, and skill stations, students will be prepared to take the Massachusetts State EMT exam for EMT-B certification. Topics include bleeding, shock, wounds, fractures, seizures, scene safety and control, drug overdose, childbirth, sudden illness, poisoning, burns, airway management, infection control, documentation, pre-hospital splinting, CPR, bandaging, defibrillation, oxygen administration, spine immobilization, and patient assessment will be taught. This course requires attendance for 95% of classes. Note: EMT-B certification requires passing a State exam within 12 months of completing the course. Exam fees are not included in the cost of the course. Students must be 18 years old to take the State exam.

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Emergency Medical Technician Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
HD1S 8:00AM-12:00PMStaffHybrid2024-05-202024-08-17
HD2R 6:00PM-9:50PMStaffHybrid2024-05-202024-08-17

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