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201     Emergency Medical Technician

200 hours

Course Description:

This hybrid EMT training program is the introductory course for those wishing to pursue a career in pre-hospital emergency medicine. This course highlights the basic knowledge and skills necessary for individuals who wish to obtain state or national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and adheres to the 2009 National EMS Education Standards Guidelines which are based on the National EMS Core Content and the National EMS Scope of Practice that define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS training and has replaced the DOT National Standards curricula used in the past.

This certified training consists of 200 hours of emergency medical training through classroom, laboratory and scenario-based training. Students will also receive their PHTLS Provider certification through the NAEMT. At the successful completion of this course, the student will receive their State of Arizona and NREMT Emergency Medical Technician certification which will require recertification every two years.

Prerequisites: Students must have a current BLS Provider certification

Equipment Needed:

Students must have their own stethoscope, adult blood pressure cuff

*These items can be purchased through TEMSOPS at a nominal cost*

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