Apr 27, 2018  
Catalog and Student Handbook 2010-2011 
Catalog and Student Handbook 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

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EMT 1010 - Basic EMT Intravenous Therapy (Institutional Credit)

This is the entry-level course to Emergency Medical Service (EMS) profession. This course provides instruction in the skills necessary to perform the administration of basic life support and care of the sick and injured patient as set forth by the American Heart Association, the United States Department of Transportation, and the State of Tennessee. Areas of instruction and skills include, but are not limited to EMT roles and responsibilities, patient assessment, airway management, intravenous therapy, acid/base balances, dosage calculations, and medical, trauma, childbirth, pediatric and geriatric emergencies. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EMT 1010 and EMT 1050. Upon successful completion of EMT 1010 and EMT 1050, the student will be eligible to take the licensure exam approved by the State of Tennessee for licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intravenous Therapy.

(Prerequisites: High school diploma or minimum score of 45 on the GED, eighteen (18) years of age, and completion of or permanent waiver from DSPM 0700, DSPR 0700, and DSPW 0700. (Corequisite: EMT 1050.)

Credits: (13).

Lab/Lecture Hours:
11 hrs. lecture and 4 hrs. lab per week.

Students must be admitted into the Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Program before they can register for EMT courses.

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