Name: Dr. Melanie Lawson
Role: Executive Director
Name: William J. Hamilton
Role: Programs Coordinator
Emergency Medical Technician
This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, formerly the EMT-Ambulance, who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. It is recognized that the majority of pre-hospital emergency medical care will be provided by the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service. Specifically, after successful completion of the program, the student will be capable of performing the following functions at the minimum entry level:
It is also recognized that this information might differ from locality to locality, and that each training program, or system should identify and provide special training requirements. This curriculum is intended to prepare a medically competent EMT to operate in the field.
Course Contact Hours: 150 Classroom Hours
For more information, please contact Program Coodinator William Hamilton at (713) 313-7489.