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EMT Course Curriculum

The National EMS Education Standards

 

Preparatory

EMS Systems

Research

Workforce Safety and Wellness

Documentation

EMS System Communication

Therapeutic Communication

Medical/Legal and Ethics

Anatomy and Physiology

Medical Terminology

Pathophysiology

Life Span Development

Public Health

 

Pharmacology

Principles of Pharmacology

Medication Administration

Emergency Medications

 

Airway Management, Respirations and Artificial Ventilation

Airway Management

Respiration

Artificial Ventilation

 

Assessment

Scene Size-Up

Primary Assessment

History Taking

Secondary Assessment

Monitoring Devices

Reassessment

 

Medicine

Medical Overview

Neurology

Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

Immunology

Infectious Diseases

Endocrine Disorders

Psychiatric

Cardiovascular

Toxicology

Respiratory

Hematology

Genitourinary/Renal

Gynecology

Non-Traumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders

Diseases of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

Shock and Resuscitation

 

Trauma

Trauma Overview

Bleeding

Chest Trauma

Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

Orthopedic Trauma

Soft Tissue Trauma

Head, Facial, Neck, and Spine Trauma

Environmental Emergencies

Multisystem Trauma

 

Special Patient Populations

Obstetrics

Neonatal care

Pediatrics

Geriatrics

Patients With Special Challenges

 

EMS Operations

Principles of Safely Operating a Ground Ambulance

Incident Management

Multiple Casualty Incidents

Air Medical

Vehicle Extrication

Hazardous Materials

Terrorism and Disaster