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2014-15 Catalog

EMT - EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

EMT A130: Emergency Medical Technician I (6 CR) 

Contact Hours:  4 + 4
Registration Restrictions: Provide evidence of professional CPR training at the professional provider level. Restriction may be waived with instructor approval.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Students must have the strength to be able to move victims, sufficient vision to assess condition of victims, and dexterity to perform the skills application procedures. Presents skills for proficiency in victim assessment, recognition, and treatment of medical emergencies and other basic life support procedures.  May include practicum experience in hospitals, emergency rooms, or other sites. Provides the necessary training to become state or nationally registered as an EMT I, which is optional. 

EMT A230: Emergency Medical Technician II (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  2 + 2
Prerequisites: EMT A130.
Registration Restrictions: Must be certified as a State of Alaska EMT I or Nationally Registered EMT-Basic (comity is required). Current healthcare provider CPR card; Documentation of 10 patient contacts since becoming a certified EMT and a DHSS-approved sponsoring physician.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Students desiring Alaska certification must pass, within one year after completing the education program, the written and practical examination for Emergency Medical Technician II administered by Community Health and Emergency Medical Services (CHEMS).  In order to obtain a State of Alaska EMT II certification, the student must obtain a CHEMS-approved physician sponsor.  
Provides the EMT I with added skills of advanced airway, specialized tourniquets, and intravenous treatment.  

EMT A231: Emergency Medical Technician III (3 CR) 

Contact Hours: 2 + 2
Prerequisites: EMT A130 and EMT A230.
Registration Restrictions: Currently certified in Alaska as an EMT II, documented 10 patient contacts and 10 intravenous sticks.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Students desiring Alaska certification must pass, within one year after completing the education program, the written and practical examination for Emergency Medical Technician III administered by the Community Health and Emergency Medical Services (CHEMS). Emphasizes knowledge and skills necessary to apply electrodes and monitor cardiac activity, defibrillate life-threatening arrhythmias and administer specific pharmacological agents.

 

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