Explore the knowledge, skills, and abilities for citizens, law enforcement officers, and other public safety officials to render basic care to a sick or injured person until the arrival of emergency medical technicians or paramedics. Focus on gaining access to patients, performing patient assessment, and managing life threatening situations. Recognize positive self-care for an emergency responder. Learn and demonstrate American Heart Association Basic CPR/AED standards for certification. Successful completion leads to eligibility to take the National Registry Emergency Medical Responder exam and the Maryland State exam for certification. Lab fee $60. Note: There is a fee associated with each of these exams. This course is not recommended for students seeking to continue in the EMT program. Students interested in preparing for emergency medical technician (EMT) level certification and for future certification as a paramedic should enroll in EMT 105. Credit is not given for both EMT 104 and EMT 105 or both EMT 104 and HEA 150.
Term: Fall 2021
Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits
Ways to take the class: Hybrid
Start Date: 08/30/2021
End Date: 12/19/2021
Location: Arnold Campus
Class Size: 20
General Education Requirement: Wellness
Section Info: Note: Face-to-face on-campus labs will be held in compliance with social distancing protocols. Faculty will notify students of the required schedule through Canvas and student email. Lectures will be taught online.