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Health Careers Education
HL00154
Airway for EMT
16.00
The content of the course assists the student to apply fundamental depth and breadth of knowledge of general anatomy and physiology to patient assessment and management in order to assure a patent airway, adequate mechanical ventilation and respiration for patients of all ages.

This course has 8 hours of classroom and 8 hours of lab.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Airway management 2 hours classroom
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Within the scope of practice of
the EMT • Airway anatomy • Airway assessment • Techniques of assuring a patent airway
Respiration 12 hours (4 hours classroom, 8 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Anatomy of the respiratory
system • Physiology and pathophysiology of respiration o Pulmonary ventilation o Oxygenation o
Respiration 􀂃 External 􀂃 Internal 􀂃 Cellular • Assessment and management of adequate and
inadequate respiration • Supplemental oxygen therapy
Artificial Ventilation 2 hours classroom
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Assessment and management of
adequate and inadequate ventilation • Artificial ventilation • Minute ventilation • Alveolar ventilation
• Effect of artificial ventilation on cardiac output


Oklahoma EMS Consensus group 10/17/2011

http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/
http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/Education_
/index.html
http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/New%20EMT%20Standard.pdf









� EMT: Basic Skill Standards

- Aligns with National Standards through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

� EMT Basic (NREMT)



EMT: Basic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm



EMT Basic - NREMT

http://www.nremt.org/about/about_exams.asp


Oklahoma EMS Consensus Group, 10/17/2011

http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/
http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Emergency_Medical_Services/Education_
/index.html
http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/New%20EMT%20Standard.pdf

EMT: Basic - CTTC

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm



EMT Basic - NREMT

http://www.vue.com/nremt/
NREMT

Oklahoma State Department of Health






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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Advanced Firefighter
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Basic EMT Firefighter
Health Science Therapeutic Services Emergency Medical Technician
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Firefighter
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Emergency & Fire Management Services Firefighter Specialist-Basic