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This course, EMD 197, provides the medical knowledge necessary to become an Emergency Medical Technician, with a brief introduction to EMS systems, the structure and history of EMS, and a focus on providing the fundamental knowledge necessary to become an EMT. With completion of the EMD 197, students will have attained the required didactic training hours (NOT the skills) required to meet the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) prescribed requirements for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).
Upon successful completion of this workshop, students will be able to:1. Complete the 130 hours total face-to-face instruction required to be elligible for the NREMT exam.2. Demonstrated appropriate medical, legal, and ethical patient care3. Understand and preform EMT level communications and documentation4. Be able to integrate life span development into and EMS response5. Discuss the basics of EMS systems6. Preform a patient assessment7. Become familiar with basic Human anatomy and physiology8. Review basic concepts of anatomy and physiology pertinent to pre-hospital EMS.9. Understand general medical care provided by EMTs10. Understand the principles of BLS resuscitation11. Become familar with the principles of pharmacology12. Understand & Preform airway management13. Identify workforce safety and wellness issues14. Use medical terminology15. Identify & Manage common respiratory emergencies16. Identify & Manage common gastrointestinal and urologic emergencies17. Identify & Manage endocrine and hematologic emergencies18. Identify & Manage immunologic emergencies19. Identify & Manage pediatric Emergencies20. Identify & Manage common geriatric Emergencies21. Identify & Manage common environmental Emergencies22. Identify & Manage common Face and Neck Injuries23. Identify & Manage common Head and Spine Injuries24. Identify & Manage common cardiovascular emergencies25. Identify & Manage common neurologic emergencies26. Identify & Manage common toxicology27. Identify & Manage common psychiatric emergencies28. Identify & Manage common gynecologic emergencies29. Identify & Manage common obstetrics and neonatal care emergency30. Identify & Manage common patients with traumatic injury31. Identify & Manage and understand the concepts of bleeding and bleeding control32. Identify & Manage e common soft tissue injuries33. Identify & Manage common chest Injuries34. Identify & Manage common abdominal and genitourinary medical problems35. Identify & Manage common orthopedic emergencies36. Identify & Manage common concerns for individuals with special needs/challenges37. Demonstrate safe vehicle extrication and special rescue38. Implement Incident Management39. Demonstrate safe lifting and moving of patients40. Observe transport operations41. Demonstrate a team approach to healthcare
This course, EMD 197, is a lecture based which includes AM lectures followed by afternoon case based learning, practical skills exercies, and group workshops and teaching activities.
Certification: To become certified as an EMT through the State of Arizona and NREMT students must successfully complete all required prerequisites, pass EMD 197 with a 75% grade on the final exam or higher, successfully complete the NREMT exam and skills test, and meet all physical and background requirements. The NREMT charges a fee for testing and certification. After receiving national certification, you must submit an application to the state in which you wish to work in order to be certified by that state to work there as an EMT.
The State of Arizona requires that Emergency Medical Technicians to complete a total of 130 hours of face-to-face instruction. This time can only be completed by enrolling and attending all class periods for EMD 197.
This course is lecture based with AM lectures followed by afternoon case-based learning, practical skills exercises, and group workshops and teaching activities.
Monday 7/10/17:- Classroom Procedures, Program Rules & Expectations, Shirt Distribution- Chapter 1: EMS Systems- Chapter 2: Workforce Safety and Wellness
Tuesday 7/11/17- Classroom Procedures, Program Rules & Expectations- Chapter 3: Medical, Legal, and Ethical- Chapter 4: Communications and Documentation
Wednesday 7/12/17- Chapter 5: Medical Terminology- Chapter 6: The Human Body
Thursday 7/13/17- Chapter 7: Life Span Development- Chapter 5: Patient Assessment
Friday 7/14/17- Exam #1 (Ch. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6)- Chapter 10: Airway Management- Chapter 12: BLS Resuscitation
Monday 7/17/17- Chapter 11: Principles of Pharmacology- Chapter 12: Shock
Tuesday 7/18/17- Chapter 14: Medical Overview- Chapter 15: Respiratory Emergencies
Wednesday 7/19/17- Chapter 16: Cardiovascular Emergencies- Chapter 17: Neurologic Emergencies
Thursday 7/201/17- Chapter 18: Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies- Chapter 19: Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies- Chapter: 20: Immunologic EmergenciesFriday 7/21/17- Chapter 15: Toxicology- Chapter 22: Psychiatric Emergencies
July 22nd & 23rd: EMS RIDES & Emergency Department Observation
Monday 7/24/17- Chapter 23: Gynecologic Emergencies- Chapter 33: Obstetrics and Neonatal Care
Tuesday 7/25/17- Chapter 34: Pediatric Emergencies- Chapter 35: Geriatric Emergencies- Chapter 32: Environmental Emergencies
Wednesday 7/26/17- Chapter 24: Trauma Overview- Chapter 25: Bleeding- Chapter 26: Soft Tissue Injuries
Thursday 7/27/17- Chapter 27: Face and Neck Injuries- Chapter 28: Head and Spine Injuries
Friday 7/28/17- Chapter 29: Chest Injuries- Chapter 30: Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries- Exam #3 (ch. 16-20, 22, 32, 35)
Monday 7/31/17- Chapter 31: Orthopedic Emergencies- Chapter 36: Patients with Special Challenges
Tuesday 8/1/17- Chapter 8: Lifting and Moving Patients- Chapter 37: Transport Operations
Wednesday 8/2/17- Chapter 38: Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue- Chapter 39: Incident Management
Thursday 8/3/17- Chapter 40: Terrorism Response and Disaster Management- Chapter 41: Team Approach to Healthcare
Friday 8/4/17- Exam #4 (ch. 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 32, 36, 37)
Monday 8/7/17- Final Review
Tuesday 8/8/17- Final exam- https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/courses/final-examination-regulations-..., and Final Exam Schedule, http://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/finals.htm
Thursday 8/9/17- Course skills exam