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The EMS Universal Education, LLC EMT Course consists of a state minimum of 150 hours. Specifically, this is a total of 102 hours of classroom instruction which includes 8 hours of skills testing. 40 hours of clinical/vehicular externship rotations are also required, however, most classes exceed this state minimum requirement. This course shall meet and/or exceed the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum guidelines and 2009, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet Texas Department of State Health Services educational standards.
Cost: $1,195.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials (Low Price Guarantee)
Students generally meet two day per week for 4 hours in the evening.
You can register for the course, by Clicking Here. Please complete the Program Packet to assist you with meeting the requirements prior to class and beginning externships.
*Low price guarantee for comparable registration, tuition, and materials (course packet) in the area.
Subjects Covered in the EMT Course
|Course Introduction and Overview||Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public Health||Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT||Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues|
|Documentation||Communication||Lifting and Moving Patients||Lab: Lifting and Moving Patients|
|Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology||Pathophysiology||Life Span Development||Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation|
|Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking||Scene Size-Up||Patient Assessment||Pharmacology and Medication Administration|
|Shock and Resuscitation||Respiratory Emergencies||Cardiovascular Emergencies||Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache|
|Seizures and Syncope||Acute Diabetic Emergencies||Anaphylactic Reactions||Toxicologic Emergencies|
|Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies||Environmental Emergencies||Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies||Behavioral Emergencies|
|Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System||Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma||Burns||Musculoskeletal Trauma|
|Head Trauma||Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Trauma||Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma||Chest Trauma|
|Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma||Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations||Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn||Pediatrics|
|Geriatrics||Patients with Special Challenges||Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response||Gaining Access and Patient Extrication|
|Hazardous Materials||Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Management||Response to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction|