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Emergency Medical Training

PCCUA Course
EMT 1010
ACTS Course
None
Credits
10
Lecture
124 hours
Lab
80 hours

Description

This course follows the USDOT National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Basic. Medical emergencies and traumatic injuries, with emphasis on life-threatening conditions, are explored. Skills taught include management of oral and nasopharyngeal airways, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), as well as spinal immobilization and splinting. Additionally, students are trained to assist individuals with self-administered medications and automobile extrication. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to apply to take the State of Arkansas and National Registry EMT-Basic practical and written examinations for certification.