Emergency Medical Technician Skills
Instructional Hours: 12.00
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to satisfy the 12 hour psychomotor requirements for Maryland EMT recertification.
Course Description: Major topics covered in the course include infection control, patient assessment, oxygen adjuncts and delivery, CPR, AED, bleeding control and management of soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and spinal immobilization. Methods of instruction include discussion and team-focused practical exercises.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the MIEMSS protocol quiz.
Continuing Education: Continuing Education: In order to complete the requirements for recertification as an EMT students must complete an additional 12 hours of continuing education. This may be acquired through completion of EMS 204, seminars or other methods approved by MIEMSS.
Students must be a current, licensed Maryland Emergency Medical Technician.