Emergency Medical Technician2019-09-05T21:48:05+00:00

Emergency Medical Technician

  • EMTs work on a patient

First on the scene…

Through a variety of classroom and lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will learn the skills needed to provide emergency care to patients in the pre-hospital setting.

The program will provide the participant with opportunities to gain information, skills, and attitudes necessary for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of Kansas and National Registry of EMTs.

The program consists of  classroom lectures and instruction, practical skills training, and clinical experience.

Prerequisites: 17 years of age and current immunizations.

12 Credit Hours, cost of course includes textbooks.

You Will Learn

  • Recognize patients’ rights and the legal implications of working in health care.

  • Demonstrate/perform hands on skills for meeting residents’/patients’ needs.

  • Demonstrate and practice infection control and blood borne pathogen precautions.

  • Demonstrate and practice infection control and blood borne pathogen precautions.

  • Have knowledge of the certification requirements for the State of Kansas.

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret and understand medical terminology.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the EMT.

  • Discuss medical, legal, and ethical issues as they pertain to pre-hospital care/patient resident.

  • Stabilize an airway utilizing adjunctive airway equipment.

  • Discuss rationale for personnel and patient safety and care at the scene AND throughout transport to a receiving facility.

  • Perform an initial, focused, detailed and ongoing assessment of the patient.

Careers

  • Hospitals

  • Fire Departments

  • Ambulance Services

  • Air Ambulance Companies

Faculty

Kansas Department of Commerce logoThe Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded Salina Area Technical College a $210,000 grant to help with the start-up costs of the college’s planned Associate Degree in Nursing program.

The grant was through the Department’s Jobs and Innovative Industry Skills Training (JIIST) program.

The planned Associate Degree in Nursing program will be the second nursing program Salina Tech has started in recent years. The college’s first Practical Nursing class began in August of 2018. The Practical Nursing program can be completed in nine months, while the ADN program spans two years (not including prerequisite classes).

The Associate Degree in Nursing program was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents and the Kansas State Board of Nursing this past September, and is awaiting approval from the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission.

The first ADN class is expected to start in August of 2019.

Read more at KSAL.com

Scholarships

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