Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMT 132 - Emergency Medical Technician

6 credits
Covers the theory and techniques of basic emergency medical care. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides basic life support care to critically ill or injured patients. EMTs work directly with another EMT to provide this level of care and in conjunction with a paramedic to provide advanced life support. EMTs learn to manage an airway using artificial devices, assess the severity of illness or injury, manage wounds and bleeding, immobilize fractures, perform CPR, utilized an automated defibrillator and a host of other procedures. Recent curriculum changes at the national and state level allow EMTs to assist with the administration of some medications. [FALL/SPRING/SUMMER] Four hours lecture and 4 hours laboratory per week.



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