EMT-BASIC + CPR

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: EMT-Basic + CPR
  • Course #: EMSV1165
  • Total Credits: 7

Course Description

This course uses the new guidelines established by the US DOT and meets the requirements established by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board (MN EMSRB). Upon successful completion of the course and National Registry of EMT Practical Skills exam (additional $80.00), you are eligible to take the NREMT written exam (additional $70 fee required). State and National certifications will be issued upon passing these tests. Current EMT certification is a prerequisite for most paramedic programs.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify elements involved in a focused trauma assessment on a patient
Identify elements involved in a rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Identify elements involved in a medical assessment on a patient
Perform a rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Perform a focused trauma assessment on a patient
Perform a medical assessment on a patient
List the phases of an ambulance call
Identify elements involved in a focused trauma assessment
Demonstrate the role and responsibilities as a member of the EMS team
Formulate accurate written and oral reports
Select continuing educational opportunities to maintain professional licensure credentials
Manage effective patient care with the use of critical thinking skills
Practice emergency medical safety principles in the workplace
Practice ethical and legal obligations in the field of emergency medical practice

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 5
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 or FRPT1100, 18 years old, required vaccinations, background studies will be required
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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