The first step on the road to becoming an EMS professional is to become an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B). This course is a comprehensive course in basic emergency pre-hospital care and includes: anatomy/physiology, patient assessment, airway management and oxygen usage, trauma evaluation and care, basic medications, and ambulance operation. In addition to classroom training, you will have the opportunity to observe clinical situations in a hospital emergency department and ambulance/rescue operations.
EMT-Basic Courses are offered at both the Pueblo and the Fremont Campuses!
To enter the course, you must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have all current immunizations. If you wish to work in this field, you should be able to meet the requirements of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division EMT Functional Job Description.
Accuplacer Reading score of 090 or above.
This course meets/exceeds the 1994 NHTSA curriculum requirements and the State of Colorado's standards for EMT-B training.
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