Emergency Medical Operations

Credits: 6

Prerequisite:  none

Co-Requisite:  EMT 1718 or Instructor Permission

This course will provide students the opportunity to acquire the skills and to apply the knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities of emergency medical operations professionals.  Students will be required to ensure patient, public, and personal safety.  Content topics include: incident management, multiple casualty incidents, hazardous materials, Emergency Medical Services response to terrorism, and disaster.  Air rescue, landing zone set up, and scene size up will also be included.  This course will prepare students to become ambulance attendants and firefighter-Emergency Medical Technician.  The US D.O.T. Emergency Medical Technician curriculum is incorporated into this course.   In addition, the guidelines of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and the Minnesota State EMS Regulatory Board will be met with this course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s):  none