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Health Careers Education
HL00347
Patient Assessment for EMT
20.00
Applies scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history, and reassessment) to guide emergency management. This course contains 10 hours classroom, 6 hours lab.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Scene Size-up (2 hours classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Scene management o Multiple
patient situations
Primary Assessment 6 hours (2 hours classroom, 4 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, simple breadth • Primary assessment for all patient
situations o Initial general impression o Level of consciousness o ABCs o Identifying life threats
o Assessment of vital functions • Integration of treatment/ procedures needed to preserve life
History Taking (2 hours classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • Investigation of the chief
complaint • Mechanism of injury/nature of illness • Past medical history • Associated signs and
symptoms • Pertinent negatives
Secondary Assessment 4 hours (2 hours classroom, 2 hours lab)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth Techniques of physical
examination • Respiratory system o Presence of breath sounds • Cardiovascular system
• Neurological system • Musculoskeletal system • All anatomical regions
Reassessment 2 hours Classroom)
EMR Material PLUS: Fundamental depth, foundational breadth • how and when to perform a
reassessment for all patient situations

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 Technicianss


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