Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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EMS 111 - Emergency Medical Technician

8 Credit(s)

This course is a state-approved course in Emergency Medical Technician. Successful completion of this course qualifies candidate to sit for state and national practical and written licensing exams administered locally. This course provides instruction in a variety of medical and trauma related emergencies. This is a demanding course designed for those who will respond to 911 emergencies in an ambulance or fire rescue and will function within an emergency medical services system. Supplies and equipment used is consistent with the tools of the trade. Fire departments and private ambulance services that respond to 911 emergencies carry very specific equipment and operate within very specific parameters. Students are taught how to apply their skills within this structure. This course is required for application into the second year of the AAS degree in Paramedicine.

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Paramedicine: Emergency Medical Technician, CPC  
Corequisite: EMS 112 , EMS 113    

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a proficient understanding of: the Emergency Medical System, medical emergencies, the human body

2. Outline proper interventions for specific medical emergencies

3. Function as a member of an EMS team

4. Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of the Department of Transportation objectives for EMT

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