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Health Careers Education
HL00058
EMS Operations for the EMT
9.00
In this course, the student will gain fundamental knowledge of EMS operational roles and responsibilities to ensure safe and effective response, scene management, and transport for patient, public, and personnel. (7 hours classroom, 2 hours lab)
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Principles of Safely Operating a Ground Ambulance 2 hours classroom
EMR Material Plus: Simple depth, foundational breadth • Risks and responsibilities of transport Incident Management 0 hours, Co or Prerequisite
EMR Material Plus: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Establish and work within the
incident management system
Multiple Casualty Incidents 2 hours (1 hour classroom, 1 hour lab)
EMR Material Plus: Simple depth, foundational breadth • Triage • Performing • Re-Triage •
Destination Decisions • Post Traumatic and Cumulative Stress
Air Medical 1 hour
Simple depth, simple breadth • Safe air medical operations • Criteria for utilizing air medical
response
Vehicle Extrication 2 hours (1 hour classroom, 1 hour lab) May include EVOC
Simple depth, simple breadth • Safe vehicle extrication • Use of simple hand tools
Hazardous Materials Awareness 0 hours, Co or Prerequisite
Simple depth, simple breadth • Risks and responsibilities of operating in a cold zone at a
hazardous material or other special incident
Mass Casualty Incidents due to Terrorism and Disaster 2 hours classroom
Simple depth, simple breadth • Risks and responsibilities of operating on the scene of a natural
or man made disaster
NOTE: (this section subject to ongoing collective and cooperative review and input from all
stakeholders including the Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security
and the Department of Health and Human Services)

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

No
Yes
Yes
No
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