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Emergency Medical Services

What is EMS?  Emergency Medical Services are the services that provide pre-hospital treatment and stabilization for seriously ill and injured patients and transport to definitive care.

Emergency Medical Science is the study of the EMS Systems.  The student learns how to treat each patient throughout the life span whether medical or trauma.  The students will study and put into practice everything that can be done in the pre-hospital setting.

Emergency Medical Technician – Entry Level Care Giver

Advanced EMT – More assessment, knowledge, and skills than EMT.

Paramedic – Highest level of pre-hospital entry level care giver.

(Another way to think of the progression in EMS is like nursing:  CNA, LPN, and RN.)

Minimum Expectations goal statements:

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician: “To prepare competent entry-level Advanced Emergency Medical Technician in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.”

Paramedic: “To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.”


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