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Monday August 18, 2014 - Emergency Medical Technician - Hybrid Course - On-Line
Building H, Room 513
Northwest Iowa Community College and Iowa Western Community College from Council Bluffs have teamed up to offer the EMT course in an on-line version. The students will be required to attend 5 all-day Saturday sessions in order to complete the required skills practice & competencies. The orientation class will be held on August 19th starting at 6 pm. The course is scheduled to conclude in December, 2014, followed by National Registry Practical and computer-based testing.
This course will cover the 2011 Scope of Practice changes. Modules presented include: Preparation of the EMT; Airway Management; Patient Assessment; Medical/Behavioral Emergencies; OB/GYN; Trauma; Infants and Children; Ambulance Operations, and additional skills. Clinical time at an emergency room is required in addition to the on-line hours. College credit is available. Minimum class size of 6 is required.
Prerequisites: Must be 17 years old at the start of class, be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English, and physically capable of performing basic EMT skills. The student MUST have access to high-speed internet at their residence to take this course. Please bring your calendar to the orientation night in order to map out a schedule that will work for the Saturday sessions. The student must bring a credit or debit card the first night for completion of the on-line background check.
47 Session(s). Instructor: Brian Hellenga.
Fee: $1000
Section #39905

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