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EMSB 1022 - Emergency Medical Technician - Refresher

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab None
Course Description: This course, approved by the EMSRB, delivers the current National EMS Educational Standards adopted by the state of Minnesota. It is intended as an update for current EMTs seeking re-certification.  Additional EMT didactic objectives, emergency care skills and techniques will be covered.  Completion of course requirements and a successful state of Minnesota practical test can result in a renewed two-year certification as a Minnesota certified EMT. An EMT who has committed a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony may not qualify to regain certification as a Minnesota or Nationally Registered EMT.  Student must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR card prior to course completion; must provide Minnesota EMT number and expiration date. This course, approved by the EMSRB, delivers the current National EMS Educational Standards adopted by the state of Minnesota. It is intended as an update for current EMTs seeking re-certification. Additional EMT didactic objectives, emergency care skills and techniques will be covered. An EMT who has committed a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony may not qualify to regain certification as a Minnesota or Nationally Registered EMT. Student must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements. Restriction(s): A student whose EMT status has been expired for more than one year will need to contact the EMSRB to determine if this course will fulfill all the requirements needed to regain certification as an EMT in the state of Minnesota. Restriction(s): A student whose EMT status has been expired for more than one year will need to contact the EMSRB to determine if this course will fulfill all the requirements needed to regain certification as an EMT in the state of Minnesota.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Introduction The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic Emotions and Stress Scene Safety Infection Control
  2. Airway
  3. Patient Assessment Medical Patient Trauma Patient
  4. Medical Emergencies General Pharmacology Cardiac Respiratory Allergic Reactions Environmental Diabetes Poisoning and Overdose Behavioral Obstetrics and Gynecology
  5. Trauma Emergencies Bleeding, Shock Management Soft Tissue Musculoskeletal Head and Spine
  6. Pediatric Patients
  7. Operations Lifting and Moving Patients Hazmat Awareness

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify role and responsibilities of an Emergency Medical Technician.
  2. discuss ethical and legal issues of emergency care.
  3. recognize indicators of stress in the individual and in the group setting.
  4. identify factors of scene safety.
  5. demonstrate body substance isolation (BSI) techniques.
  6. demonstrate airway management procedures.
  7. demonstrate patient assessment techniques on the medical patient.
  8. demonstrate patient assessment techniques on the trauma patient.
  9. implement suitable care for patient, based on patient assessment findings.
  10. discuss basic pharmacology use in pre-hospital setting.
  11. identify and care for patients experiencing cardiac and respiratory emergencies.
  12. demonstrate proper use of automatic external defibrillator (AED).
  13. assess and treat patients experiencing allergic reactions, environmental, poisoning or overdose emergencies.
  14. differentiate between diabetic and behavioral emergencies.
  15. assess and treat trauma-related emergencies
  16. differentiate care for open versus closed injuries.
  17. identify age ranges of pediatric patients.
  18. describe care of ill or injured pediatric patient.
  19. discuss procedure to assist in an emergency childbirth situation.
  20. identify and care for patient with gynecological emergency.
  21. demonstrate safe patient lifting and moving techniques. 22. discuss ambulance operations in a variety of settings. 23. discuss ambulance operations in a variety of settings.


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