• Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  • Course #: EMSV1100
  • Total Credits: 6

Course Description

This course uses the new education standards and meets the requirements established by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board (MN EMSRB). Upon successful completion of the course, passing the class readiness exam and National Registry of EMT Practical Skills exam (additional $80 fee required), you are then 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 a patient
Identify elements involved in a rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Identify elements involved in a medical assessment on a patient
Perform rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Perform focused trauma assessment on a patient
Perform medical assessment on a patient
List the phases of an ambulance call
Demonstrate his/her role and responsibilities as a member of the emergency medical team
Formulate accurate written and oral communication skills in the workplace
Select continuing educational opportunities to maintain professional licensure credentials
Manage effective patient/client 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 services

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  EMSV1050 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100, 18 years old, and required vaccinations
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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