- Starts Oct 11Starts Oct 11
- 1,250 US dollars$1,250
- 2253 Pawtucket Ave East Providence RI 02914
Emergency Medical Technician Program Description, Goals, and Objectives The program will “prepare competent entry-level EMT in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains,”. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is designed to prepare individuals to provide basic pre hospital care to emergency patients. The program will teach the knowledge, psychomotor skills, attitudes and personal behaviors necessary to function in the role of entry level EMT. The goal of the program is to prepare students to be competent EMT’s in the local EMS system and prepared for the National Registry of EMT’s Written and Practical Examinations. The primary role of ERG is to offer a program of study designed to prepare students for careers in pre-hospital emergency care. At a minimum, ERG will prepare students following the National EMS Core Content and Education Standards. At the end of this program, the student will: • Exhibit competency in handling emergencies utilizing all basic life support equipment and skills. • Evaluate the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical treatment and transportation to appropriate care. • Demonstrate the ability to perform safely and effectively the expectations of an entry level EMT. Provide a service in an environment requiring special skills and knowledge in such areas as communications, transportation, and keeping records. • Display the ability to serve as liaisons with other emergency services. • Initiate transportation of patients by safely lifting, moving, positioning and otherwise handling the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury. • Perform assessment and serve as a team leader and patient advocate. • Gather, interpret and report information verbally and in writing. • Understand organ systems and have a basic understanding of pathophysiology pertaining to these systems. • Utilize effective communication skills when working with patients, family, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals. • Apply legal and ethical principles to professional behaviors. This program will be offered as a hybrid style course Meeting Days: Thursday Evenings 6-10pm. Only (1) day per week!
2253 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI, USA