Congreso: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) work in the emergency response and healthcare fields to provide out-of-hospital care to patients experiencing a medical crisis. They respond to emergency 911 calls, provide life-saving medical care, and transport patients to hospitals and medical facilities. Students will learn the skills necessary to provide emergency medical services in areas like cardiac emergencies, airway stabilization, trauma, obstetrics, pediatric emergencies, and operations. EMTs are in high demand and EMS is a growing industry that will continue to see opportunities.
• Training Provider: Congreso de Latinos Unidos
• Program Length: 15 Weeks
• Program Dates: December 5, 2022
• Pre-requisites: 18 years or older, High school diploma/GED, ability to pass background check and drug screening, COVID-19 vaccination prior to program start, interest in healthcare and emergency medical field.
• Training Schedule: Monday – Friday | 10:00am – 4:00pm
• Skills Learned: CPR/AED, FEMA Emergency Response 100, 200, 700 & 800, Basic Life Saving skills (BLS), ensuring scene safety, managing cardiac, respiratory, trauma, neurologic, hematologic, obstetric, anaphylactic, etc. emergencies, resuscitation, splinting, spinal stabilization, communicating with patients, family members, bystanders, EMS personnel and hospital personnel, documenting patient care, transporting, lifting and moving patients, measuring and assessing vital signs, administering medication, pharmacology, pathophysiology, decision-making skills, EMS operations.
• Industry-Recognized Credentials: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification, CPR/AED certification, FEMA 100, 200, 700 & 800, Basic Life-Saving skills (BLS)
• College Credit(s) Earned: None