- Program: Emergency Medical Services
- Course: Ambulance Operations
- Course #: EMSV1105
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThis course will focus on additional technical and clinical skills that are needed for use to work in the EMS field, but not covered in depth during the EMT-Basic course. Students will have the opportunity to prepare for ambulance work, clinical internships, and future courses in EMS. The course is challenging, and is based on experimental educational principles; students will learn by doing. The class is designed to help transfer classroom learning to field operations. This class is a prerequisite for most paramedic programs. The King Map book required for class and a uniform is required during the class ($125.00).
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.
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).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Assess patient condition
Chart patient information
Classify patient priority
Demonstrate effective map reading
Demonstrate vehicle safety check
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