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Health Careers Education
HL00155
Medicine for EMT
42.00
This course provides the student with fundamental understanding and management of common medical emergencies based on assessment findings. 42 hours total (27.5 hours classroom, 14.5 hours lab)
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Medical Overview (1 hour classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Simple depth, foundational breadth Pathophysiology, assessment, and
management of a medical complaints to include • Transport mode • Destination decisions
Neurology 6 hours (4 hours classroom, 2.5 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment and management of • Stroke/ transient ischemic attack • Seizure •
Status epilepticus • Headache
Abdominal and Intestinal Disorders (2 hours classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment, and management of • Acute and chronic gastrointestinal
hemorrhage Simple depth, simple breadth • Peritonitis • Ulcerative diseases
Immunology 2 hours (1 hour classroom, 1 hour lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment, and management of hypersensitivity disorders and/or
emergencies • Anaphylactic reactions
Infectious Diseases (1 hour classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Simple depth, simple breadth Assessment and management of • A patient
who may have an infectious disease • How to decontaminate the ambulance and equipment
after treating a patient
Endocrine disorders 4 hours (3 hours classroom, 1 hour lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment and management of • Acute diabetic emergencies
Psychiatric 3 hours (2 hours classroom, 1 hour lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Simple depth, simple breadth • Basic principles of the mental health
system Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Assessment and management of • Acute
psychosis • Suicidal/risk • Agitated delirium
Cardiovascular 8 hours (4 hours classroom, 4 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of
Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Acute coronary syndrome o Angina pectoris o
Myocardial infarction • Aortic aneurysm/dissection • Thromboembolism Simple depth, simple
breadth • Heart failure • Hypertensive emergencies
Toxicology 3 hours (2 hours classroom, 1 hour lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment, and management of • Inhaled poisons • Ingested poisons
• Injected poisons • Absorbed poisons • Alcohol intoxication
Respiratory 8 hours (4 hours classroom, 4 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology,
pathophysiology, assessment, and management of • Inhaled poisons • Ingested poisons
• Injected poisons • Absorbed poisons • Alcohol intoxication
Genitourinary/Renal (0.5 hours classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Simple depth, simple breadth Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology,
assessment, and management of • Complications related to o Renal dialysis o Urinary catheter
management (not insertion) • Kidney stones
Gynecology (1 hour classroom)
EMR Material Plus: Anatomy, physiology, assessment findings, and management of
Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Vaginal bleeding • Sexual assault (to include
appropriate emotional support) Simple depth, simple breadth • Infections
Non-Traumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders (0.5 hours classroom)
Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment
and management of • Non-traumatic fractures
Diseases of the eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat (0. 5 hours classroom)
Simple depth, simple breadth in the recognition and management of nose bleed
Same as Previous Level

� 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 EMS Protocols






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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