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Active as of Summer Session 2021

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Emergency Medical Technician

2. Course Prefix & Number:
EMTS 1122

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 9

Lecture Hours: 5

Lab Hours: 8

4. Course Description:

This course will prepare students to work in the Emergency Medical System at the entry level. This 160 hour course teaches the skills required to determine the severity of a traumatic and/or medical emergency along with basic life support treatment. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the National Registry of EMT’s practical examination and the National Registry of EMT-Basic computer adaptive exam. Passing the NREMT exam fulfills the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board requirements for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

EMTS 1122 - Emergency Medical Technician

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Students must be 16 years old to take this course, and 18 years old and have a felony-free record to become nationally certified. Current NetStudy background check is required.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

EMTS 1122 - Emergency Medical Technician

There are no corequisites for this course.