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2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS5601 - Emergency Medical Technician 1 (EMT 1)


6 hour(s)
Elective Type: Technical
Special Funding Identifier: KS Excel in CTE Initiative
Schedule Note: Fall Only
Description The Emergency Medical Technician 1 (EMT 1) and EMT 2 courses are designed to be taken consecutively to provide students with an academic and working knowledge to become Kansas certified EMTs and to provide basic life support patient care. It provides the basic concepts of emergency care, which are needed to function as an EMT. Students must successfully complete the EMT 1 and EMT 2 courses with at least a “C” grade in consecutive semesters to be eligible for state board certification. This class will be helpful for other health care fields and is a prerequisite for the Paramedic course.

Course Classification: 2 credit Lecture/4 credit Lab
Prerequisite(s): Student must meet or exceed minimum reading score of 224 according to the ACCUPLACER Next Gen Reading test or ACT Reading score of 16 or higher; Associate degree or higher required to waive the reading test. High school vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be at least 16 years old. At the start of the course, each student will be required to have a background check completed.

Course Outcomes/Procedures: EMS5601 Emergency Medical Technician 1 Course Procedure  



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