Division: Natural Science and Math
Course: HESC 1500
Title: EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
Description: This is an intensive course in pre-hospital emergency care that is in compliance with the National EMS Education Standards and Utah State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services for EMT. Students successfully completing this course may be eligible for state certification as an EMT. There are 130-150 hours of class, 10 hours of clinical in a hospital and ambulance association, and approximately 15 hours of patient assessments (100) required of each student. Additional State and college fees apply. Technical, academic, and physical standards for this course are outlined in the Declaration of Understanding of Technical and Academic and Physical Standards for the EMT, from the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. This document is available from the instructor. If students have questions about their ability to complete the course work necessary to certify as an EMT, they should obtain the document and determine their eligibility before registering for the course.