If helping others in emergency medical situations is a career that interests you, then WNC’s Fallon campus has a spring semester class that can make that happen. EMT Training (EMS 108) is being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. starting Wednesday, Jan. 23.
The class prepares individuals to provide basic emergency medical care, according to U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines, to individuals experiencing sudden illness or injury.
Course content includes appraisal of scene safety and scene management, assessment and treatment of common emergency patient conditions, including fractures, wounds and airway obstruction. Instruction also includes use of emergency medications and automatic external defibrillation (AED) devices, as well as components of continuing care during emergency ambulance transportation to the emergency department.
Clinical experience includes emergency department hospital and ambulance rotations to meet a required minimum of 10 patient contacts. Upon successful conclusion of the course the student is eligible to sit for the National Registry Examination for EMT Basic.
Immunizations CPR & health insurance requirements must be completed prior to registering for class.
For more information, contact Nursing and Allied Health at 775-445-3294.