You can take this program via blended learning at our Austin, Houston - Med Center, Houston - Southwest, and North San Antonio campuses.
Blended learning consists of both online classes and in-person classes, allowing you the opportunity to learn techniques online while receiving the hands-on medical training you need in person.
MODULE IMODULE IIMODULE III
Students are introduced to emergency medical services and learn basic cognitive knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology. The course continues with information on EMS systems, crew resources, and legal issues and documentation. Patient assessment is covered and students begin to practice hands-on skills with CPR. Prerequisite: None
This course continues with cognitive learning while also allowing students practice in the psychomotor skills required in the NREMT psychomotor examination. Students perform patient assessment/management, bag-valve-mask ventilation, oxygen administration, spinal immobilization, bleeding control, shock management, cardiac arrest management, joint mobilization, and long bone immobilization. Students must pass a final written exam with at least 80% and a final skills assessment prior to the clinical experience. Prerequisite: Module I
The EMT Clinical allows students to practice the skills learned from both the online study and hands-on skills components of the program. Students complete a minimum of 48 hours in ambulance-based field experience and an additional 24 hours in a hospital emergency department. Students also complete online test prep for the National Registry exam. Prerequisite: Modules I and II.